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RECYCLING OF ALUM USED FOR PHOSPHATE REMOVAL IN DOMESTIC WASTEWATER TREATMENT By David Alan Cornwell August, Chairman: John Zoltek, Jr.

Major Department: Environmental Engineering Sciences A procedure was developed for the economical recovery of aluminum when the aluminum was used as a coagulant for phosphorus removal in domestic wastewater treatment.

dosage and performance parameters for coagulants alum and calcium chloride. Phosphorus removal by alum was found to be highly pH dependent with an optimum pH of At this pH an alum dosage of 80 mg/l removed 83 % of the total phosphorus.

Better removal was achieved when the solution was buffered at pH = 6. Phosphorus removal was not. removing phosphorus from domestic and industrial wastewater, many variations and combinations have been used. The following is intended to provide a basic overview of basic phosphorous removal processes.

Chemical Treatment to Remove Phosphorus Chemical treatment for phosphorus removal involves the addition of metal salts to react. In P removal from the domestic wastewater treatment plant was initiated, reducing the P load from the Danbury sewage treatment plant from to kg yr−1 in and: John Bratby.

Keywords: Phosphorus Removal, Adsorption, Chitosan Lanthanum Adsorbent, Aluminum Modified Clay, Wastewater Treatment.

Introduction It is well known that phosphorus (P) is an essential nutrient that is important for healthy ecosystems. On the other hand, the excess concentration of P can be detrimental to water Size: KB.

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The removal of phosphorus (P) from domestic wastewater is primarily to reduce the potential for eutrophication in receiving waters, and is mandated and common in many countries. However, most P-removal technologies have been developed for use at larger wastewater treatment plants that have economies-of-scale, rigorous monitoring, and in-house operating by: Phosphorus is often the limiting nutrient that controls eutrophication.

Municipal wastewater treatment plants contribute approximately 5% of the environmental phosphorus loading and onsite wastewater is estimated to contribute 4 – 35% (Lombardo, ).

However, phosphorus is also a valuable, scarce commodity that is produced from phosphate Size: KB. When chemical removal is used, there may be more sludge produced than usual. Whatever method you decide to use, these are factors that will need to be taken into consideration.

Choosing a Wastewater Phosphorous Removal Company. In small amounts, phosphorus is a nutrient. However, in the concentrations sometimes seen in wastewater, phosphorus.

Current methods of phosphorus removal and recovery used on the wastewater treatment facilities have several strong drawbacks.

This causes different environmental problems and also limits recycling. Chemicals used for Phosphorus Precipitation Chemical Formula Removal mechanism Effect on pH Aluminum Sulfate (Alum) Al 2 (SO4) (H 2 O) M.W. = Metal hydroxides removes alkalinity Ferric Chloride FeCl 3 M.W. = Metal hydroxides removes alkalinity Poly Aluminum Chloride Cl Al n Cl (3n-m) (OH) m Al 12 12 (OH) 24 Metal hydroxides File Size: 1MB.

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Alum sludge contained a large portion amount of the aluminum derived from the coagulation process in secondary stage water treatment. Alum sludge is discharge to the landfill and it can affect on disposal management.

This study investigates the treatment of wastewater using the low-cost adsorption material and also an innovation in green technology for the preservation of the by: 5. Chemical Phosphorus Removal Using alum, ferric salts, or even lime for chemical precipitation is the oldest method for reducing soluble phosphorus in effluents.

Today we usually use alum or ferric salts since they function better at the near neutral pH seen in wastewater treatment units.

Introduction. Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are presently transitioning to Resource Recovery Facilities with the realisation of the value of treated water, embodied energy, and nutrients such as N and P. The need to recover P is of critical concern for the sustainable production of food into the future, as evidenced by rising costs for P-based fertiliser and the decreased availability Cited by: UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES - Biological Phosphorus Removal Processes for Wastewater Treatment - A.

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Sathasivan ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems(EOLSS) phosphorus, it was clearly shown that phosphorus is the key and controlling nutrient and. Abstract. The present study deals with the removal of phosphorus from wastewater by using oven-dried alum sludge (ODS) as adsorbent that was collected from Al-Qadisiya treatment plant (Iraq); it was heated in an oven at for 24 h and then cooled at room temperature.

The sludge particles were then crushed to produce a particle size of – by: Scientists from Stuttgart, Karlsruhe and Würzburg have developed two new methods that enable the recycling of phosphate to be integrated into the wastewater treatment process of sewage treatment plants.

These methods are used to recover phosphate from the liquid phase. The use of alum after secondary treatment can produce less sludge, but the increase could still be an issue.

Biological Treatment Biological phosphate removal can effectively lower phosphate levels; however, its performance varies during the year due to several factors like flow, water. This allows the wastewater treatment sector to consider P recovery as an extra service. On the other hand, fertilizer companies cannot accept recovered P products unless they bring some economic benefits to their business.

P recycling practitioners need to establish stable channels for the distribution and sale of recovered P products. To make. Phosphorous can be incorporated into either biological solids (e.g.

micro organisms) or chemical precipitates. Phosphate precipitation. Chemical precipitation is used to remove the inorganic forms of phosphate by the addition of a coagulant and a mixing of wastewater and coagulant. The concentrations of phosphorus in wastewater can be easily removed to about mg P/L by precipitation with the use of alum, ferric salts, or lime.

Phosphorus can also be removed by enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) processes as described in Section 3 (Water Environment Federation, ).

phication. Phosphorus removal from wastewater is a complex process due to di•erences in its forms and in the composition of wastewater. The amount of phosphorus in typical raw domestic sewage is also highly variable, but the approximate concen-trations of the various forms have been estimated (Jenkins et al., ) as orthophosphate (5 mg P.

The removal of Phosphate during the sewage treatment process has become a crucial area of interest as more and more works have Phosphorus discharge consent.

With the ever increasing use of detergents containing phosphate the problem is growing. The natural removal of both Nitrate and Phosphate is the method of choice where applicable. For lower phosphorus concentrations in the range of – mg/L, the dose can be in the range of to moles aluminum or iron per mole of phosphorus.

The pH value is an important factor for efficient removal of phosphorus using alum or other salts, as the solubility of their precipitates vary with pH.

Phosphorus removal from wastewater can be achieved either through chemical removal, advanced biological treatment or a combination of both. The chemical remobal of phosphorus involves the addition of calcium, iron and aluminium salts to achieve phosphorus precipitation by various mechanisms which are by: Phosphorus recovery from municipal wastewater Literature Review Ivar Urdalen Project task description The phosphorus removal and recovery from municipal wastewater has received increased attention due to diminishing reserves of rock phosphates and an increased focus on a File Size: 1MB.

Domestic Wastewater Treatment using Phytorid Technology R. Kaalipushpa, S. Karthika, S. Revathi Department of Civil Engineering, Sree Saastha Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chembarambakkam, Chennai (India). Abstract - In the developing technologies and growing environment, the usage of the water source plays a vital roleAuthor: R.

Kaalipushpa, S. Karthika, S. Revathi. methods for in-plant removal of phosphorus from wastewater. The most commonly used of these metal salts is a hydrated aluminum sulfate (Al. 4) H.

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O [9]. ODEL. ESCRIPTION AND. PERATION. Aim of Study. The aim of this research is to increase elimination efficiency of COD, the total phosphate (PO.

4) and Nitrate (NO. And used for agricultural, industrial and, in many cases, domestic purposes. Tertiary Sewage Treatment. As the wastewater reaches the tertiary treatment stage, it still has residual suspended matter and fine particulates.

Further, it has a relatively high level of nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus and has microbes and odor in it. Since phosphorus, a non-renewable and non-substitutable resource, has become the principal contributor and limiting factor to water eutrophication, achieving phosphorus removal and Cited by:.

Ferrous chloride, lime, and various polymers are also used. ALUMINUM SULFATE: The form of aluminum used for P removal is alum, a hydrated aluminum sulfate or Al2(SO4)3 o 14H2O.

The chemical equation for the reaction of alum with phosphate is as follows: Al2(SO4)3 o 14H20 + 2PO - 2A1PO4 + 3SO + 14HPresenting a useful reference to the current state of membrane technology and its likely future growth, this book covers all aspects of the technology and its applications in the water industry.

Drawing on the experience of international experts, Membrane Technology in Water and Wastewater Treatment encompasses many practical applications of specific membranes, including MF, UF, NF, RO and EDR.Aluminum Sulfate (Alum) Al2(SO4)3.

Alum is the coagulant of choice for many industrial and sanitary wastewater treatment applications, due to its high efficiency, effectiveness in clarification, and utility as a sludge dewatering agent.