fluid waste disposal

Summary

Summary: The discarding or destroying of liquid waste products or their transformation into something useful or innocuous.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Methanol conversion in high-rate anaerobic reactors
    J Weijma
    Sub department Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Water Sci Technol 44:7-14. 2001
  2. ncbi Development and implementation of microbial sensors for efficient process control in wastewater treatment plants
    P Melidis
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Laboratory of Wastewater Management and Treatment Technologies, Democritus University of Thrace, Vas Sofias 12, 67100 Xanthi, Greece
    Bioprocess Biosyst Eng 31:277-82. 2008
  3. ncbi Bioaugmentation of cyanide-degrading microorganisms in a full-scale cokes wastewater treatment facility
    Donghee Park
    Advanced Environmental Biotechnology Research Center, School of Environmental Science and Engineering Department of Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, South Korea
    Bioresour Technol 99:2092-6. 2008
  4. ncbi Application of molybdenum and phosphate modified kaolin in electrochemical treatment of paper mill wastewater
    Hongzhu Ma
    Institute of Energy Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Materials Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi an 710062, China
    J Hazard Mater 145:417-23. 2007
  5. ncbi The performance of a phase separated granular bed bioreactor treating brewery wastewater
    M I Baloch
    Wessex Water, Bristol Wastewater Treatment Works, Kings Weston Lane, Avonmouth, Bristol, BS11 0YS, UK
    Bioresour Technol 98:1849-55. 2007
  6. ncbi Pharmaceuticals, hormones, and other organic wastewater contaminants in U.S. streams, 1999-2000: a national reconnaissance
    Dana W Kolpin
    US Geological Survey, Iowa City, Iowa 52244, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1202-11. 2002
  7. ncbi Removal of pharmaceuticals and fragrances in biological wastewater treatment
    Adriano Joss
    Eawag, Ueberlandstr 133, 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Water Res 39:3139-52. 2005
  8. ncbi Carbamazepine as a possible anthropogenic marker in the aquatic environment: investigations on the behaviour of Carbamazepine in wastewater treatment and during groundwater infiltration
    M Clara
    Institute for Water Quality and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, A 1040 Vienna, Karlsplatz 13 226, Austria
    Water Res 38:947-54. 2004
  9. ncbi Pathways and metabolites of microbial degradation of selected acidic pharmaceutical and their occurrence in municipal wastewater treated by a membrane bioreactor
    José Benito Quintana
    Departamento de Quimica Analitica, Nutrición e Bromatoloxía, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Water Res 39:2654-64. 2005
  10. ncbi The solids retention time-a suitable design parameter to evaluate the capacity of wastewater treatment plants to remove micropollutants
    M Clara
    Institute for Water Quality and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, A 1040 Vienna, Karlsplatz 13 226, Austria
    Water Res 39:97-106. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Detection of Pathogens in Avian Fecal Pollution
    SANDRA MCLELLAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Prescription Opioid Misuse in a Large HMO
    Caleb Banta Green; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications268 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Methanol conversion in high-rate anaerobic reactors
    J Weijma
    Sub department Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Water Sci Technol 44:7-14. 2001
    ..The UASB technology for mesophilic digestion of methanolic waste has presently reached full-scale maturity. The potential of methanol as feedstock for anaerobic processes is discussed...
  2. ncbi Development and implementation of microbial sensors for efficient process control in wastewater treatment plants
    P Melidis
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Laboratory of Wastewater Management and Treatment Technologies, Democritus University of Thrace, Vas Sofias 12, 67100 Xanthi, Greece
    Bioprocess Biosyst Eng 31:277-82. 2008
    ..Such toximeters get in contact with the wastewater the earliest possible, providing sufficient time for protection of sensitive biological wastewater treatment processes and for the implementation of control and management strategies...
  3. ncbi Bioaugmentation of cyanide-degrading microorganisms in a full-scale cokes wastewater treatment facility
    Donghee Park
    Advanced Environmental Biotechnology Research Center, School of Environmental Science and Engineering Department of Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, South Korea
    Bioresour Technol 99:2092-6. 2008
    ..Therefore, there is a need for further studies on how to solve these operating problems in full-scale bioaugmentation approach...
  4. ncbi Application of molybdenum and phosphate modified kaolin in electrochemical treatment of paper mill wastewater
    Hongzhu Ma
    Institute of Energy Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Materials Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi an 710062, China
    J Hazard Mater 145:417-23. 2007
    ..A 96% COD removal efficiency was obtained in 40min of electrochemical treatment of the wastewater at current density 30mAcm(-2). A possible mechanism for degradation of the mill wastewater constituents was also proposed...
  5. ncbi The performance of a phase separated granular bed bioreactor treating brewery wastewater
    M I Baloch
    Wessex Water, Bristol Wastewater Treatment Works, Kings Weston Lane, Avonmouth, Bristol, BS11 0YS, UK
    Bioresour Technol 98:1849-55. 2007
    ..The granular structure in the acidogenic dominant zone of the GRABBR was susceptible to disintegration and flotation. Methanogenic granular sludge was a multi-layered structure with Methanosaeta-like organisms dominant in the core...
  6. ncbi Pharmaceuticals, hormones, and other organic wastewater contaminants in U.S. streams, 1999-2000: a national reconnaissance
    Dana W Kolpin
    US Geological Survey, Iowa City, Iowa 52244, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1202-11. 2002
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  7. ncbi Removal of pharmaceuticals and fragrances in biological wastewater treatment
    Adriano Joss
    Eawag, Ueberlandstr 133, 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Water Res 39:3139-52. 2005
    ..e. removal by sorption and biological transformation)...
  8. ncbi Carbamazepine as a possible anthropogenic marker in the aquatic environment: investigations on the behaviour of Carbamazepine in wastewater treatment and during groundwater infiltration
    M Clara
    Institute for Water Quality and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, A 1040 Vienna, Karlsplatz 13 226, Austria
    Water Res 38:947-54. 2004
    ..This antiepileptic drug seems to be very persistent in the environment, therefore qualifying as a suitable marker for anthropogenic influences in the aquatic environment...
  9. ncbi Pathways and metabolites of microbial degradation of selected acidic pharmaceutical and their occurrence in municipal wastewater treated by a membrane bioreactor
    José Benito Quintana
    Departamento de Quimica Analitica, Nutrición e Bromatoloxía, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Water Res 39:2654-64. 2005
    ..A LC-MS method for the trace analysis of these metabolites in water was developed and applied to municipal wastewater. Municipal wastewater treatment by a membrane bioreactor may gradually improve the removal of these pharmaceuticals...
  10. ncbi The solids retention time-a suitable design parameter to evaluate the capacity of wastewater treatment plants to remove micropollutants
    M Clara
    Institute for Water Quality and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, A 1040 Vienna, Karlsplatz 13 226, Austria
    Water Res 39:97-106. 2005
    ..This corresponds to the requirements for WWTPs situated in sensitive areas according to the urban wastewater directive of the European Community (91/271/EEC) in moderate climatic zones...
  11. ncbi Antibiotic resistance of enterococci and related bacteria in an urban wastewater treatment plant
    Miguel Ferreira da Silva
    Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 55:322-9. 2006
    ..A positive selection of ciprofloxacin-resistant enterococci was indicated by a significant increase in resistance prevalence (alpha<0.02) in treated wastewater compared with the raw wastewater...
  12. ncbi Application of brown-rot basidiomycete Fomitopsis sp. IMER2 for biological treatment of black liquor
    Zheng Xiong
    School of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, PR China
    J Biosci Bioeng 104:446-50. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the analysis of the effects of the resulting alkali lignin on the growth rate showed that several functional groups were evidently improved for the use of available resources...
  13. ncbi Electricity generation from swine wastewater using microbial fuel cells
    Booki Min
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 39:4961-8. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that animal wastewaters such as this swine wastewater can be used for power generation in MFCs while at the same time achieving wastewater treatment...
  14. ncbi Treatment of pulp and paper mill wastewater--a review
    D Pokhrel
    Department of Environmental and System Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK, Canada S4S 0A2
    Sci Total Environ 333:37-58. 2004
    ..Chlorinated phenolic compounds and adsorable organic halides (AOX) can be efficiently reduced by adsorption, ozonation and membrane filtration techniques...
  15. ncbi Analysis of ammonia loss mechanisms in microbial fuel cells treating animal wastewater
    Jung Rae Kim
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 99:1120-7. 2008
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  16. ncbi The fate of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in the wastewater treatment process and its importance in the removal of wastewater contaminants
    Athanasios Katsoyiannis
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Chemistry, Environmental Pollution Control Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 14:284-92. 2007
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  17. ncbi Influence of anodic biofilm growth on bioelectricity production in single chambered mediatorless microbial fuel cell using mixed anaerobic consortia
    S Venkata Mohan
    Bioengineering and Environmental Centre, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India
    Biosens Bioelectron 24:41-7. 2008
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  18. ncbi PAHs, PCBs, PCNs, organochlorine pesticides, synthetic musks, and polychlorinated n-alkanes in U.K. sewage sludge: survey results and implications
    Joanna L Stevens
    Environmental Science Department, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 37:462-7. 2003
    ..These very high concentrations are indicative of chemicals with numerous and ongoing diffuse sources...
  19. ncbi Effect of anodic metabolic function on bioelectricity generation and substrate degradation in single chambered microbial fuel cell
    S Venkata Mohan
    Bioengineering and Environmental Centre, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology Hyderabad 500 007, India
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8088-94. 2008
    ..Presence of lower dissolved oxygen concentration in anodic chamber due to the establishment of equilibrium between substrate oxidation and oxygen scavenging might also contributes positively to power generation in aerobic operation...
  20. ncbi Hydrogen and methane production from swine wastewater using microbial electrolysis cells
    Rachel C Wagner
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Water Res 43:1480-8. 2009
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  21. ncbi Liming as an advanced treatment for sludge sanitisation: helminth eggs elimination--Ascaris eggs as model
    S Capizzi-Banas
    Laboratoire de Chimie Physique et Microbiologie de l Environnement, UMR 7564 CNRS UHP, Faculte de Pharmacie, 5 rue Albert Lebrun BP 403, Nancy 54001, France
    Water Res 38:3251-8. 2004
    ..Depending on the experimental situation, the inactivation threshold period was found to fluctuate between 5 and 75 min at 55 degrees C and between 1 and 8 min at 60 degrees C...
  22. ncbi Occurrence of neutral and acidic drugs in the effluents of Canadian sewage treatment plants
    Chris D Metcalfe
    Water Quality Centre, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9J 7B8
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2872-80. 2003
    ..The rates of elimination of ibuprofen and naproxen appeared to be elevated in STPs with hydraulic retention times for sewage greater than 12 h...
  23. ncbi Trace determination of macrolide and sulfonamide antimicrobials, a human sulfonamide metabolite, and trimethoprim in wastewater using liquid chromatography coupled to electrospray tandem mass spectrometry
    Anke Göbel
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, CH 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Anal Chem 76:4756-64. 2004
    ..In the case of sulfamethoxazole, the amount present as human metabolite N4-acetylsulfamethoxazole had to be taken into account in order to correctly assess the fate of sulfamethoxazole in wastewater treatment...
  24. ncbi Industrial applications of new sulphur biotechnology
    A J Janssen
    PAQUES BV, Balk, The Netherlands
    Water Sci Technol 44:85-90. 2001
    ..This paper presents key processes from the sulphur cycle and discusses recent developments about their application in industry...
  25. ncbi Application of ozonation process in industrial wastewaters: textile, kraft E1 and whey effluents
    M R Assalin
    Biological Chemistry Laboratory, Instituto de Quimica, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, C P 6154, CEP 13083 970, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Environ Technol 25:867-72. 2004
    ..The whey effluent was the most recalcitrant wastewater for ozone treatment which produced no TOC removal...
  26. ncbi Removal of selected pharmaceuticals, fragrances and endocrine disrupting compounds in a membrane bioreactor and conventional wastewater treatment plants
    M Clara
    Institute for Water Quality and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna, Austria
    Water Res 39:4797-807. 2005
    ..Nonylphenolpolyehtoxylates were removed in higher extend in very low-loaded conventional WWTPs, due to variations of redox conditions, necessary for the degradation of those compounds...
  27. ncbi Ozonation application in activated sludge systems for a textile mill effluent
    D Orhon
    Environmental Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, I T U Inşaat Fakültesi, 80626 Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey
    Water Sci Technol 45:305-13. 2002
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  28. ncbi Ozone treatment for biorefractory COD removal
    S Baig
    , 183 avenue du 18 Juin 1940, 92500 Rueil Malmaison, France
    Water Sci Technol 43:197-204. 2001
    ..The combination of ozonation and fixed bed biofilm process appears quite effective for the post-treatment of two biological effluents from paper industry...
  29. ncbi Occurrence of methanogenesis during start-up of a full-scale synthesis gas-fed reactor treating sulfate and metal-rich wastewater
    Bernd H G W van Houten
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Hesselink van Suchtelenweg 4, Wageningen University, 6703 CT Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Water Res 40:553-60. 2006
    ..As the kinetic parameters for SRB and methanogens are similar, methanogenesis may persist which results in a loss of hydrogen...
  30. ncbi Biosorption of metal ions with Penicillium chrysogenum
    Tianwei Tan
    Department of Biochemical Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 104:119-28. 2003
    ..The relative errors of simulation for Cu2+, Ni2+, Zn2+, and Cr3+ are 4.66%, 5.45%,11.55%, and 1.69%, respectively...
  31. ncbi UASB performance for bleached and unbleached kraft pulp synthetic wastewater treatment
    A P Buzzini
    Department of Hydraulics and Sanitation, School of Engineering of São Carlos, University of São Paulo EESC, Av Trabalhador Sao Carlense 400, CEP 13566 590 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
    Chemosphere 59:55-61. 2005
    ..7%. The experiment indicates that under the conditions used in this research the presence of chlorinated organics does not negatively impact the treatment process...
  32. ncbi Distribution of estrogens, 17beta-estradiol and estrone, in Canadian municipal wastewater treatment plants
    M R Servos
    Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
    Sci Total Environ 336:155-70. 2005
    ..Laboratory aerobic reactor experiments confirmed the rapid removal of 17beta-estradiol, estrone, and estrogenicity when exposed to sewage slurries...
  33. ncbi Degradation of lignin in pulp mill wastewaters by white-rot fungi on biofilm
    Juan Wu
    Laboratory of Environmental Engineering, School of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, Anhui, China
    Bioresour Technol 96:1357-63. 2005
    ..chrysosporium, P. ostreatus and S22, showed high capacity for lignin degradation at pH 9.0-11.0. The addition of 1 g l-1 glucose and 0.2 g l-1 ammonium tartrate was beneficial for the degradation of lignin by the white-rot fungi studied...
  34. ncbi On-site treatment of high-strength alcohol distillery wastewater by a pilot-scale thermophilic multi-staged UASB (MS-UASB) reactor
    M Yamada
    Department of Environmental Systems Eng, Nagaoka University of Tech, Nagaoka, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:27-35. 2006
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  35. ncbi Enrichment of microbial community generating electricity using a fuel-cell-type electrochemical cell
    B H Kim
    Water Environment and Remediation Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, 39 1 Hawolgok, Sungpook, 136 791, Seoul, Korea
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 63:672-81. 2004
    ..These findings demonstrate that an electricity-generating microbial consortium can be enriched using a fuel cell and that the electrochemical activity is a form of anaerobic electron transfer...
  36. ncbi Baseline study of methane emission from anaerobic ponds of palm oil mill effluent treatment
    Shahrakbah Yacob
    Department of Biological Functions and Engineering, Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, 2 4 Hibikino, Wakamatsu ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 808 0196, Japan
    Sci Total Environ 366:187-96. 2006
    ..This study also revealed that anaerobic pond system is more efficient than open digesting tank system for POME treatment. Two main factors affecting the methane emission were mill activities and oil palm seasonal cropping...
  37. pmc Potential regrowth and recolonization of salmonellae and indicators in biosolids and biosolid-amended soil
    Kathleen J Zaleski
    Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:3701-8. 2005
    ..Overall, we conclude that the use of concrete-lined beds created a situation in which moisture added as rainfall accumulated in the beds, promoting the growth of fecal coliforms and salmonellae added from external sources...
  38. ncbi Assessment of river contamination by estrogenic compounds in Paris area (France)
    Maëlle Cargouët
    Laboratoire Santé Publique Environnement, EA 3542, Université Paris XI Faculté de Pharmacie, 5 Rue Jean Baptiste Clement, 92 296 Chatenay Malabry Cedex, France
    Sci Total Environ 324:55-66. 2004
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  39. ncbi Carbamazepine, diclofenac, ibuprofen and bezafibrate--investigations on the behaviour of selected pharmaceuticals during wastewater treatment
    B Strenn
    Institute for Water Quality and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna, Austria
    Water Sci Technol 50:269-76. 2004
    ..This report describes the determinations observed on the antiepileptic drug Carbamazepine, the two antiphlogistics and analgesics Diclofenac and Ibuprofen and the lipid regulator Bezafibrate...
  40. ncbi Removal of indicator bacteria, human enteric viruses, Giardia cysts, and Cryptosporidium oocysts at a large wastewater primary treatment facility
    P Payment
    INRS Institut Armand Frappier, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laval, QC, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 47:188-93. 2001
    ..Supplementary treatment and disinfection were recommended to protect public health. Various alternatives are being evaluated...
  41. ncbi Giardia cysts in tertiary-treated wastewater effluents: are they infective?
    April Garcia
    San Jose Creek Water Quality Laboratory, County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, Whittier, CA 90601, USA
    Water Environ Res 74:541-4. 2002
    ..This study found that determination of cyst concentrations without viability or infectivity assessment may significantly overestimate the potential health risks associated with protozoan cysts in tertiary-treated wastewater effluents...
  42. ncbi Evaluation of bacteriophages during the treatment of sludge
    B Mignotte-Cadiergues
    SITA, Direction Industrielle, Route de la Chapelle Reauville, 27950 Saint Marcel, France
    Water Sci Technol 46:189-94. 2002
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  43. ncbi Steroid estrogens, nonylphenol ethoxylate metabolites, and other wastewater contaminants in groundwater affected by a residential septic system on Cape Cod, MA
    Christopher H Swartz
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02148, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4894-902. 2006
    ..The results suggest that there is the potential for migration of these OWC, which are unregulated and not routinely monitored, in groundwater...
  44. pmc Constructed wetlands: borrowing a concept from nature
    David J Tenenbaum
    Environ Health Perspect 112:A44-9. 2004
  45. ncbi Quantitative comparison of stability of ANAMMOX process in different reactor configurations
    Ren Cun Jin
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, PR China
    Bioresour Technol 99:1603-9. 2008
    ..In terms of stability, UASB reactor was more suitable configuration compared with USFF reactor. The instability indices proved to be effective and explicit for the evaluation of ANAMMOX systems...
  46. ncbi Improvement of wastewater treatment performance of the Fukashiba treatment plant
    K Hirose
    Kashima Prefectural Sewerage Office, Kitahama 9 Kamisumachi, Kashimagun, Ibarakiken, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:127-33. 2006
    ..In order to solve these difficulties, we are reviewing the treatment performance and making efforts for its improvement with nitrification inhibition, control of bio-persistent substances and the PRTR approach...
  47. ncbi Treatment of coke wastewater in a sequential batch reactor (SBR) at pilot plant scale
    E Maranon
    Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Higher Polytechnic School of Engineering, University of Oviedo, 33204 Gijón, Spain
    Bioresour Technol 99:4192-8. 2008
    ..Final concentrations in the effluent of 1.8 mg phenols/L, 5.4 mg SCN/L, 206 mg COD/L and 78 mg N-NH(4)(+)/L were obtained...
  48. ncbi Achieving biological nitrogen removal via nitrite by salt inhibition
    Y W Cui
    College of Energy and Environmental Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, 100 Pingleyuan, Chaoyang District, Beijing P R China
    Water Sci Technol 53:115-22. 2006
    ..The presented method is valuable to offer a solution to realize nitrogen removal via nitrite under normal conditions...
  49. ncbi Comparison of textile dye treatment by biosorption and membrane bioreactor
    B Chamam
    Universite Montpellier II, LGPEB, 34095 Montpellier Cx 05, France
    Environ Technol 28:1325-31. 2007
    ..33 kg m(-3) d(-1) and the permeate quality was always free of suspended solids or turbidity. Moreover, the permeate COD values were always lower than 60 mg l(-1) and small permeate coloration only appeared during malfunctioning periods...
  50. ncbi Anaerobic treatment as a core technology for energy, nutrients and water recovery from source-separated domestic waste(water)
    Grietje Zeeman
    Department of Agrotechnology and Food Sciences, Sub Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, PO Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Water Sci Technol 57:1207-12. 2008
    ..The total energy saving of the new sanitation concept amounts to 200 MJ/year in comparison with conventional sanitation, moreover 0.14 kg P/p/year and 90 litres of potential reusable water are produced...
  51. ncbi Simultaneous nitrification and de-nitrification in MBR
    B Wang
    Water Pollution Control Research Center, Harbin Institute of Technology HIT, 202 Haihe Road, Harbin, China 150090
    Water Sci Technol 52:435-42. 2005
    ..In addition, mechanism research on simultaneous nitrification and de-nitrification in MBR has been conducted as well...
  52. ncbi Savings with upgraded performance through improved activated sludge denitrification in the combined activated sludge-biofilter system of the Southpest Wastewater Treatment Plant
    A Jobbagy
    Department of Applied Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Szt Gellert ter 4, H 1111 Budapest, Hungary
    Water Sci Technol 57:1287-93. 2008
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  53. ncbi Achieving the nitrite pathway using aeration phase length control and step-feed in an SBR removing nutrients from abattoir wastewater
    Romain Lemaire
    Advanced Water Management Centre, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Biotechnol Bioeng 100:1228-36. 2008
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  54. ncbi Treatment of wastewater containing phenol using a tubular ceramic membrane bioreactor
    C B Ersu
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Cukurova University, Balcali Adana 01330 Turkey
    Environ Technol 29:225-34. 2008
    ..Experimental runs using wastewater containing phenol indicated that the MBR can be operated safely without upsets for concentrations up to 600 mg l(-1) of phenol at 2-4 hours HRT and 30 days SRT...
  55. ncbi Biological removal of nitrogen from wastewater
    Guibing Zhu
    School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150090, PR China
    Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 192:159-95. 2008
    ..More effort should be invested to combine these novel processes (e.g., partial nitrification, ANAMMOX) to enhance nitrogen removal efficiency...
  56. ncbi [Adsorption characteristics of 17beta-estradiol to anaerobic and anoxic sludge]
    Qing ling Zeng
    State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resources Reuse, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China
    Huan Jing Ke Xue 28:1981-6. 2007
    ..No significant differences were observed between activated and inactivated sludge. The adsorption abilities of anaerobic activated/inactivated sludge were greater than those of anoxic activated/inactivated sludge...
  57. ncbi Treatment of molasses wastewater by acetogenic bacteria BP103 in sequencing batch reactor (SBR) system
    Suntud Sirianuntapiboon
    Department of Environmental Technology, School of Energy, Environment and Materials, King Mongkut s University of Technology Thonburi KMUTT, Thungkru, Bangmod, Bangkok, Thailand
    Bioresour Technol 99:1806-15. 2008
    ..2+/-3.7%, respectively. The large molecular weight fraction of MP in both U-MWW and An-MWW solutions were rapidly removed by acetogenic bacteria BP103, while the small molecular weight fractions of MP still remained in the effluent...
  58. ncbi Application of acidogenic fixed-bed reactor prior to anaerobic membrane bioreactor for sustainable slaughterhouse wastewater treatment
    Ahlem Saddoud
    Laboratoire des Bio procédés, Centre de Biotechnologie de Sfax, BP K, Sfax 3038, Tunisia
    J Hazard Mater 149:700-6. 2007
    ..The anaerobic treatment led to a total removal of all tested pathogens. Thus, the microbiological quality of treated wastewater fits largely with WHO guidelines...
  59. ncbi Degradation of 4-chlorophenol in UASB reactor under methanogenic conditions
    Partha Sarathi Majumder
    Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, India
    Bioresour Technol 99:4169-77. 2008
    ..Specific methanogenic activity of the sludge of control and test UASB reactor was 0.832 g CH(4) COD/g VSS d and 0.694 g CH(4) COD/g VSS d, respectively...
  60. ncbi Simultaneous nitrification and denitrification in an aerobic reactor with granular sludge originating from an upflow anaerobic sludge bed reactor
    Wenquan Ruan
    School of Biotechnology, Southern Yangtze University, Wuxi, PR China
    Water Environ Res 78:792-6. 2006
    ..39 NH4(+)-N/COD. Intermediate products, such as nitrite-nitrogen and nitrate-nitrogen, were also analyzed to clarify the SND process with the aerobic granular sludge...
  61. ncbi Evaluation of a upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor with partial recirculation of effluent used to treat wastewaters from pulp and paper plants
    A P Buzzini
    Department of Hydraulics and Sanitation, Sao Carlos School of Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Av Trabalhador São carlense 400, CEP 13566 590 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
    Bioresour Technol 98:1838-48. 2007
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  62. ncbi Twenty years' monitoring of Mèze stabilisation ponds: part I--Removal of organic matter and nutrients
    B Picot
    Department Sciences de l Environnement et Santé Publique, UMR 5569 Hydrosciences, Université Montpellier l, Faculte de Pharmacie, BP 1149, 34093 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Water Sci Technol 51:23-31. 2005
    ..Nitrification and denitrification seem to be a major process of nitrogen removal in warm periods. Most of the phosphorus removal was observed to take place in the two polishing ponds...
  63. ncbi The elimination of Salmonella typhimurium in sewage sludge by aerobic mesophilic stabilization and lime hydrated stabilization
    Iveta Placha
    Institute of Animal Physiology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Soltesovej 4 6, 040 01 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Bioresour Technol 99:4269-74. 2008
    ..19+/-0.01 h. Our study confirmed that the treatment of sewage sludge with lime hydrated was significantly more effective than the aerobic mesophilic stabilization, (P<0.01)...
  64. ncbi Statistical modeling and optimization of biomass granulation and COD removal in UASB reactors treating low strength wastewaters
    Puspendu Bhunia
    Environmental Engineering and Management Section, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721 302, India
    Bioresour Technol 99:4229-38. 2008
    ..0 kg COD/m(3) d. Validation of model predictions for treatment of synthetic wastewater and actual sewage reveals the efficacy of these models for enhancing granulation and COD removal efficiency...
  65. ncbi Application of the UASB inoculated with flocculent and granular sludge in treating sewage at different hydraulic shock loads
    Tarek Sabry
    Iowa State University, USA
    Bioresour Technol 99:4073-7. 2008
    ..Up to 6 times the average flow no significant impact was observed on reactor performance except during and few hours after applying the shock loads...
  66. ncbi Dynamical modelling of an activated sludge system of a petrochemical plant operating at high temperatures
    M A M Maqueda
    Pemex Petroquimica, Veracruz, Mexico
    Water Sci Technol 53:135-42. 2006
    ..The model was obtained from tests that were carried out in laboratory reactors with 14 L capacity, which were operated at different temperatures (from 30 to 45 degrees C), with the same wastewater and conditions as the actual system...
  67. ncbi Design strategy for a simultaneous nitrification/denitrification of a slaughterhouse wastewater in a Sequencing Batch Reactor: ASM2d modeling and verification
    Y Filali-Meknassi
    University of Quebec, INRS ETE, 490 de la Couronne, Quebec, Quebec, G1K 9A9, Canada
    Environ Technol 26:1081-100. 2005
    ..The study showed that the model provides a powerful tool to reduce the experimental expenditure and time to find the optimum strategy...
  68. ncbi Partial nitrification in a high-load activated sludge system by biofilter backwash water recirculation
    Z Melicz
    Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Müegyetem rkp 3 UV Building, H 1111 Budapest, Hungary
    Water Sci Technol 47:93-9. 2003
    ....
  69. ncbi Treatment of nitrogen and phosphorus in highly concentrated effluent in SBR and SBBR processes
    V Pambrun
    Laboratory of Environmental Processes Engineering, Department of Industrial Processes Engineering, National Institute of Applied Sciences, INSA GPI LIPE, 31077 Toulouse Cedex 4, France
    Water Sci Technol 50:269-76. 2004
    ..Ammonium phosphate precipitation is likely to occur, as was suggested by crystals observation in the reactor...
  70. ncbi Use of industrial wastewaters for the optimization and control of nitrogen removal processes
    G Cappai
    DIGITA, University of Cagliari, Pzza d Armi, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
    Water Sci Technol 50:17-24. 2004
    ..In addition, periodical kinetic studies of denitrification and nitrification in the SBR, were performed...
  71. ncbi Modification and expansion of a pure oxygen WWTP for biological nutrient removal (BNR)
    C W Randall
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Water Sci Technol 44:167-72. 2001
    ..Even with improved nitrification and denitrification in the pure oxygen BNR system, neither it nor the MUCT system have proven to be capable of meeting the Virginia Chesapeake Bay goal of 10 mg/L total nitrogen in the effluent...
  72. ncbi Start up of deammonification process in one single SBR system
    X Li
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, PR China
    Water Sci Technol 50:1-8. 2004
    ..Also the influence of another intermediate, hydrazine, was tested for speeding up the acclimating process by inducing the deammonification activities and recovering the activities of deammonification from nitrite inhibition...
  73. ncbi Changes in toxicity and genotoxicity of industrial sewage sludge samples containing nitro- and amino-aromatic compounds following treatment in bioreactors with different oxygen regimes
    Nina Klee
    Department of Zoology, Aquatic Ecology and Toxicology Group, Morphology and Ecology Section, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 230, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 11:313-20. 2004
    ....
  74. ncbi Colour removal from a simulated dye wastewater using a two-phase anaerobic packed bed reactor
    A Mahdavi Talarposhti
    Environmental Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
    Water Res 35:425-32. 2001
    ..25 kg COD/m3 d, at which level, acidogenesis and acetogenesis appeared to be unaffected. Inhibition of acidogenesis became marked at higher OLRs (1 kg COD/m3 d) and when the HRT was reduced from 5 to 3 days...
  75. ncbi Anaerobic treatment of antibiotic production wastewater and kinetic evaluations
    Ilda Degirmentas
    Chemical Engineering Department, Chemical and Metallurgical Faculty, Istanbul Technical University, 34469, Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Biochem 136:177-82. 2004
    ..Making use of the developed model equation, it was proved that the anaerobic treatment of high strength (COD > 25,000 mg O(2)/liter) antibiotic production wastewater fits the second-order kinetics...
  76. ncbi Appropriate design of activated sludge systems for nitrogen removal from high strength wastewaters
    Nazik Artan
    Environmental Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 39:1913-24. 2004
    ..The design approach is tested for two types of strong industrial wastewaters with different N contents and COD/N ratios and a typical domestic sewage for comparative evaluation...
  77. ncbi Experience with an up-flow biological aerated filter (BAF) for tertiary treatment: from pilot trials to full scale implementation
    M Payraudeau
    OTV, , Saint-Maurice, France
    Water Sci Technol 44:63-8. 2001
    ..Seeding was completed within three weeks of starting the filters. Two months later, a 28 day takeover was started. Results obtained on full scale plant during and after this test confirm the results obtained on the pilot...
  78. ncbi Temporal dynamics and degradation activity of an bacterial inoculum for treating waste metal-working fluid
    Christopher J van der Gast
    Natural Environment Research Council, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Oxford, Virology and Environmental Microbiology, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3SR, UK
    Environ Microbiol 6:254-63. 2004
    ....
  79. ncbi Performance of a bioreactor with submerged membranes for aerobic treatment of municipal waste water
    S Rosenberger
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
    Water Res 36:413-20. 2002
    ..07 kg COD kg(-1) MLSSd(-1). Treatment performance was very stable and on a high level. The COD was reduced by 95%. Nitrification was complete and up to 82% of the total nitrogen could be denitrified...
  80. ncbi Small sewage treatment system with an anaerobic-anoxic-aerobic combined biofilter
    S M Park
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Chungbuk National University, San 48 Kaesindong Cheoungju, 361 763 Korea
    Water Sci Technol 48:213-20. 2003
    ..Total wasted solid from the system after 100 days operation was about 316 g, which was only 44% of the solid generated from a controlled activated sludge system operated at sludge retention time of 8 days...
  81. ncbi The role of DPB at anoxic stage in a novel package type BNR process with batch settler
    Hang Sik Shin
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejon, Korea
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 38:2191-9. 2003
    ..In anoxic state, denitrifying dephosphatation, that is uptaking phosphate by using nitrate-nitrogen as an electron acceptor was observed. The removed NO3- -N concentration by denitrifying dephosphatation was 1.62 mg NO3- -N/mg PO4(3-)-P...
  82. ncbi Non-filamentous sludge bulking caused by a deficiency of nitrogen in industrial wastewater treatment
    Y Peng
    College of Environmental and Energy Engineering, Beijing Polytechnic University, Beijing, 100022, China
    Water Sci Technol 47:289-95. 2003
    ..94, more serious non-filamentous bulking occurred. Furthermore, the effects of nitrogen deficiency on the nitrogen sources and phosphorus sources utilization rate and the COD removal rate were investigated in the experiments...
  83. ncbi Combining mixing regimes for optimized anaerobic wastewater treatment
    Robbert Kleerebezem
    Delft University of Technology, Kluyver Laboratory of Biotechnology, Julianalaan 67, 2628 BC Delft, The Netherlands
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 109:3-13. 2003
    ..At elevated SRTs, the soluble microbial products resulting from biomass turnover are shown to represent the main fraction of soluble organic material in the effluent of the reactor, limiting treatment efficiency...
  84. ncbi Enhanced biological phosphate removal by granular sludge in a sequencing batch reactor
    Ebru Dulekgurgen
    Environmental Engineering Department, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Maslak 34469, Istanbul, Turkey
    Biotechnol Lett 25:687-93. 2003
    ..6% for phosphate, and 71% for nitrogen. Microscopic observations revealed a morphological diversity...
  85. ncbi Decolorization of the textile dyes by newly isolated bacterial strains
    Kuo Cheng Chen
    Department of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan, ROC
    J Biotechnol 101:57-68. 2003
    ..Decolorization appeared to proceed primarily by biological degradation...
  86. ncbi Nitrogen removal in a fluidized bed bioreactor by using mixed culture under oxygen-limited conditions
    T Khin
    Environmental Engineering and Management, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology, Kloung Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
    Water Sci Technol 50:313-20. 2004
    ..No significant accumulation of nitrite was found in this experiment. Nitrogen removal rates depend on gas dissolution flow rates. DO concentration was at 0.5-2 mg/L...
  87. ncbi Treatment of a low concentration industrial chemicals mixture in an UASB reactor
    P Castilla
    Department of Biotechnology, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, A P 55 535, 09340 Iztapalapa, D F Mexico
    Water Sci Technol 52:385-90. 2005
    ..Also the effect of volumetric organic load on removal efficiency was followed up. After diminishing the HRT to 4 and 3 h yielding 4.8 and 6.5 gCOD L(-1) d(-1), removal efficiencies decreased to 79 and 74% respectively...
  88. ncbi Optimising the performance of a lab-scale tidal flow reed bed system treating agricultural wastewater
    Y Q Zhao
    School of Chemical Engineering, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT9 5AG, Northern Ireland, UK
    Water Sci Technol 50:65-72. 2004
    ..Due to the filtration of suspended solids and the accumulation of biomass, gradual clogging of the reed bed matrices took place, which caused concerns over the long-term efficiency of the tidal flow system...
  89. ncbi Olive mill wastewater treatment by a pilot-scale subsurface horizontal flow (SSF-h) constructed wetland
    Massimo Del Bubba
    Department of Chemistry, University of Florence, Via della Lastruccia 3, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino Florence, Italy
    Ann Chim 94:875-87. 2004
    ..Polyphenols were the exception, being their outlet concentration at the end of post-dosage study around 2 mg/L...
  90. ncbi Integrated anaerobic-aerobic fixed-film reactor for slaughterhouse wastewater treatment
    R del Pozo
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Science, University of Burgos, Misael Bañuelos s n, Burgos 09001, Spain
    Water Res 39:1114-22. 2005
    ..5 mg/l caused by the mixing regime. Most removed nitrogen was employed in synthesis of heterotrophic bacteria...
  91. ncbi Anaerobic treatment of poultry mortality in a temperature-phased leachbed-UASB system
    Ten Hong Chen
    Department of Bio Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan 40227, ROC
    Bioresour Technol 97:1398-410. 2006
    ..The results were compared to that of another similar system where the UASB reactor was maintained at 35 degrees C instead of at 55 degrees C...
  92. ncbi Microphyte and macrophyte-based lagooning in tropical regions
    I M K Noumsi
    Wastewater Research Unit, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, P O Box 8404, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Water Sci Technol 51:267-74. 2005
    ..Macrophyte lagooning did not show any definitive superiority as to nutrient removal when compared to microphyte lagooning. Microphyte lagooning was the most effective process in faecal indicators removal...
  93. ncbi The efficacy of ozone as a pre- and post-treatment option for UASB-treated food processing wastewaters
    G O Sigge
    Department of Food Science, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag Xl, Matieland, 7602, South Africa
    Water Sci Technol 52:167-73. 2005
    ..Subsequent increases in organic loading rate (OLR) from 2.4 to 3.4 kgCOD m(-3) x d(-1) did not affect reactor performance. By including a final post-ozonation treatment to this UASB effluent a total COD reduction of 99.2% was achieved...
  94. ncbi Combined biological and physico-chemical treatment of baker's yeast wastewater
    S Kalyuzhnyi
    Department of Chemical Enzymology, Chemistry Faculty, Moscow State University, 119992 Moscow, Russia
    Water Sci Technol 52:175-81. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi Assessment of electrochemical and chemical coagulation as post-treatment for the effluents of a UASB reactor treating cellulose pulp mill wastewater
    A P Buzzini
    Department of Hydraulics and Sanitation, School of Engineering of São Carlos, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Water Sci Technol 52:183-8. 2005
    ..The addition of a high molecular weight cationic polymer enhanced both COD and color removal. Both post-treatment processes are technically feasible...
  96. ncbi Treatment of dairy effluents in an aerobic granular sludge sequencing batch reactor
    N Schwarzenbeck
    Institute of Water Quality Control and Waste Management, Technical University of Munich, Am Coulombwall, 85748, Garching, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 66:711-8. 2005
    ..As loading rate and volumetric exchange ratio are coupled in an SBR system, the potential of granular sludge for improving process efficiency is also limited...
  97. ncbi North American performance experience with anoxic and anaerobic selectors for activated sludge bulking control
    D Parker
    Brown and Caldwell, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 1220, USA
    Water Sci Technol 50:221-8. 2004
    ..As a group, activated sludge plants with anaerobic selectors outperform those with anoxic selectors. Dissolved oxygen control is just as important in activated sludge plants with selectors as in conventional activated sludge plants...
  98. ncbi Commissioning and operational experiences for the 160ML/d Woodman Point Sequencing Batch Reactor--control of settleability and denitrification using bioselectors
    W K Bagg
    Environmental Solutions International Ltd, Burswood, Western Australia, WA 6100, Australia
    Water Sci Technol 50:213-20. 2004
    ..The applicability of bioselectors in continuous plants is discussed...
  99. ncbi Upgrading and expansion of the Käppala wastewater treatment plant. Operational experiences and results
    P Manhem
    Käppala Association, 181 03 Lidingö, Sweden
    Water Sci Technol 50:9-17. 2004
    ..We haven't been able to fulfill our goal to reduce the use of iron sulphate. We will during 2003 go on in our investigations concerning running the plant with a combination of bio-P and chemical precipitation...
  100. ncbi Performance intensification of Prague wastewater treatment plant
    L Novak
    AQUA CONTACT Praha, vos, Buzulucká 6, CZ 160 00 Prague 6
    Water Sci Technol 50:139-46. 2004
    ....
  101. ncbi Optimisation of a large WWTP thanks to mathematical modelling
    C Printemps
    Anjou Recherche, 1 place de Turenne, 94417 Saint Maurice, France
    Water Sci Technol 50:113-22. 2004
    ..Once this first stage will be completely achieved, the remainder of the study will focus on the operational use of a simplified simulator with the purpose of optimising the Tougas WWTP operation...

Research Grants2

  1. Detection of Pathogens in Avian Fecal Pollution
    SANDRA MCLELLAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Prescription Opioid Misuse in a Large HMO
    Caleb Banta Green; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..De-identified data on non- respondents will be utilized to adjust analyses for any non-response bias. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..