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Main Title Status of porous biomass support systems for wastewater treatment : an innovative, alternative technology assessment /
Author Boyle, William C. ; Wallace, A. T.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Wallace, Alfred T.
CORP Author Dynamac Corp., Rockville, MD. ;Wisconsin Univ.-Madison. ;Idaho Univ., Moscow.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Engineering Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA/600/2-86/019; EPA-68-03-3130
Stock Number PB86-156965
Subjects Sewage--Purification.
Additional Subjects Aeration ; Sewage treatment ; Biomass ; Lagoons(Ponds) ; Polyurethane resins ; Foam rubber ; Porous materials ; Feasibility ; Assessments ; Alternative planning ; Porous biomass support systems
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-156965 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 106 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
A study was conducted to assess the emerging wastewater treatment technology of porous biomass support systems (PBSS). These systems use large numbers of small, open-cell or reticulated polyurethane foam pads to support high concentrations of biomass in an aeration basin. Visits were made to laboratories of the original process developers in the United Kingdom and in West Germany. The study concluded that PBSS technology does not presently qualify as a fully developed technology, but that the technology offers some attractive potential benefits and very little risk for some intended applications.
"January 1986." Microfiche.