Proceedings

Can micropollutant and nutrient removal from municipal wastewater effluent be combined? PRESENTATION ONLY

Boelee, N.1, van den Eijinde, T.1, Broeders, E.1, Bates, P.2, 1Nijhuis Water Technologies, The Netherlands, 2Nijhuis, UK

(free)

Municipal wastewater treatment plants face challenges to reduce their nutrient emissions as well as to address the topic of emerging contaminants. This presentation investigates the possibilities to combine treatment of both issues. Lab and pilot research was performed into the removal of micropollutants with ozone followed by a biological filter for additional nitrogen and phosphorus removal. A pilot installation was placed at the municipal wastewater treatment plant Winterswijk, the Netherlands. The ozone dosage was regulated based on the measured UV254 absorbance in the inflow of the pilot. Additionally, UV could be applied to obtain an advanced oxidation processes together with the ozone. The majority of the micropollutants was effectively removed with an average removal of more than 80% at the pilot, depending on the ozone dosage. Sand filtration was investigated as further treatment step to obtain additional nutrient removal using the pilot effluent. In the presentation the results will be presented in further detail, including ozone dosages, micropollutant and nutrient removals.

Please fill in your details to download the proceedings



For more information about how Aqua Enviro
can help you, contact us...

8 Appleton Court, Calder Park, Wakefield, WF2 7AR, UK

Consultancy and Laboratory services: + 44 (0)1924 242255

Conferences and Training enquiries: +44 (0)1924 257891

Email: enquiries@aquaenviro.co.uk

  • By submitting this form, you agree that we may use the data you provide to contact you with information related to your request/submission and other relevant Aqua Enviro services. You can unsubscribe from Aqua Enviro marketing emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email. To learn more, see our Privacy Policy