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Main Title Determination of activated sludge biokinetic constants for chemical and plastic industrial wastewaters: appendix b {microfiche}
Author Kincannon, Don F. ; Stover, E. L.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Stover, Enos L.
CORP Author Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater. School of Civil Engineering.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Publisher Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA/600/2-83/073C
Stock Number PB85-165488
Subjects Sewage--Purification--Biological treatment ; Factory and trade waste--United States
Additional Subjects Chemical industry ; Plastic industry ; Water pollution control ; Activated sludge process ; Reaction kinetics ; Concentration(Composition) ; Industrial waste treatment ; Mathematical models ; Chemical compounds ; Biological industrial waste treatment ; Biokinetic constants ; Publicly owned wastewater treatment ; Municipal wastes ; Best technology ; Toxic substances
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NTIS  PB85-165488 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 x, 126 p. : ill.
The most widely used method of wastewater treatment is biological treatment. The use of kinetic models to describe the behavior of a biological wastewater treatment process has become widely accepted practice. The most often used kinetic models include those developed by Eckenfelder, McKinney, Lawrence and McCarty, and Gaudy. All of these models contain kinetic constants, and the usefulness of each model is a function of the reliability of the kinetic constants. However, there has not been enough information available to establish reliable values for these kinetic constants for industrial wastewaters. This continued project has determined the biokinetic constants and fate for twelve additional toxic organic pollutants when present in a highly biodegradable wastewater. The normal approach for determining biokinetic constants has been to plot the average values. This approach masks the actual scatter of the data. This study has produced a methodology for analysis of the test results from biological activated sludge systems for determining the biological variability inherent in these types of systems. This study also investigated the possibility of predicting the fate and effluent concentrations of the various priority pollutants. It was found that good predictions for the priority pollutants can be made.
"EPA-600/2-83-073c." "Cooperative Agreement No. CR806843." Microfiche