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Main Title Catalyzed Bio-Oxidation and Tertiary Treatment of Integrated Textile Wastewaters.
Author Snyder, Alvin J. ; Alspaugh., Thomas A. ;
CORP Author Cone Mills Corp., Greensboro, N.C.;Environmental Protection Agency, Athens, Ga. Southeast Environmental Research Lab.;Office of Water Research and Technology, Washington, D.C.;Fram Corp., Providence, R.I.
Year Published 1974
Report Number EPA-12090-HLO ;EPA-ROAP-21AZT-006; EPA/660/2-74-039 ; W75-03049
Stock Number PB-238 473
Additional Subjects Textile industry ; Industrial waste treatment ; Water pollution control ; Biodeterioration ; Activated carbon ; Catalysis ; Alums ; Adsorbents ; Polymers ; Pilot plants ; Dyes ; Biological industrial waste treatment ; Water pollution control
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-238 473 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 93p
Described are observations from preliminary studies and pilot plant operations that were initiated to upgrade the waste effluent of an integrated textile dye mill. The biological pilot plant was designed to use activated carbon on the basis that the presence of carbon enhances bio-degradation. To meet the proposed water standards, tertiary treatment of the effluent was also necessary. Two methods of attaining better water effluent were investigated. A conventional method, the addition of an alum system, with alum recovery was added to the biological treatment system. Although the effluent quality improved, trace color remained in the supernatant. An adsorbent resin system was tested and found effective in upgrading the waste effluent to recreational standards. The results of preliminary studies and the pilot plant indicate that carbon catalysis enhances biological degradation, and satisfactory tertiary treatment can be achieved with an alum and resin system.