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Main Title Removal of Organics by Activated Carbon.
Author Masse., Arthur N. ;
CORP Author Robert A. Taft Sanitary Engineering Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati Water Research Lab
Year Published 1968
Stock Number PB-260 215
Additional Subjects Carbon ; Industrial plants ; Waste water treatment ; Organic wastes ; Water pollution control ; Oxygen sag ; Municipalities ; Sewage treatment ; Cost effectiveness ;
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NTIS  PB-260 215 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 35p
Abstract
Granular and powdered activated carbons are receiving increasing attention as a means for removing dissolved BOD and COD from municipal wastewater. Pilot plants utilizing both materials for removing organic materials from secondary effluent are described. Interest is now high in the use of activated carbon as a substitute for the activated sludge process. Indications are that the cost of powdered carbon adsorption processes will be very close to that of granular carbon. Powdered carbon plants will probably entail a smaller initial investment and may have application where the need for carbon is sporadic.