Efficiency of Nutrient Removal from Household Wastewater in Nonwoven Bioreactors

Krzysztof Chmielowski , Robert Mazur , Agata Nowak , Dawid Bedla , Jakub Mazurkiewicz , Marcin Spychała


Our paper presents results of nutrient removal from household wastewater in the bioreactors with nonwoven filters. The experimental system was constructed from two groups of bioreactors in laboratory scale with gravity-fed wastewater supply. The variable differentiating the work of both tested systems was the method of sewage dosing. In both experimental groups, there was a statistically significant reduction ratio of nitrite nitrogen, ammonia nitrogen, phosphate, and sulfide ions. In spite of the marked difference between concentrations of investigated nutrients in treated wastewater between the experimental groups was not possible to demonstrate in most cases the statistically significant differences. The bioreactors fed once every 12 hours showed an additional effect of desiccation of part of a nonwoven filter and a significant deterioration in the quality of treated sewage. The tested systems of reactors provide the scientific promises for their use on an industrial scale as a system with partial treatment of household sewage. The contents of nutrients in treated wastewater, however, still exceeds the permissible level specified in the standard for treated sewage.
Author Krzysztof Chmielowski (FoEEaLS / DoSEaWM)
Krzysztof Chmielowski,,
- Department of Sanitary Engineering and Water Management
, Robert Mazur
Robert Mazur,,
, Agata Nowak
Agata Nowak,,
, Dawid Bedla (FoEEaLS / DoECaAP)
Dawid Bedla,,
- Department of Ecology, Climatology and Air Protection
, Jakub Mazurkiewicz
Jakub Mazurkiewicz,,
, Marcin Spychała
Marcin Spychała,,
Journal seriesPolish Journal of Environmental Studies, ISSN 1230-1485, e-ISSN 2083-5906, (N/A 40 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishwastewater treatment, nonwoven filters, biofilm, biological wastewater treatment
ASJC Classification2300 General Environmental Science; 2304 Environmental Chemistry
URL http://www.pjoes.com/pdf-90624-34801?filename=Efficiency%20of%20Nutrient.pdf
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)40
Score sourcejournalList
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2017 = 0.631; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 1.186 (2) - 2018=1.3 (5)
Citation count*1 (2020-08-14)
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FinansowaniePaper has been prepared within the scope of the AGH UST statutory research no. and Research conducted under the framework of DS3347/KISiGW/2017 were financed from grants for science granted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
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