Title page for ETD etd-06112009-063901

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Louis, Richard Joseph
URN etd-06112009-063901
Title Utilization of a combined activated sludge fixed film media system for treatment of a high strength, high ammonia, industrial wastewater
Degree Master of Science
Department Environmental Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Randall, Clifford W. Committee Chair
Knocke, William R. Committee Member
Novak, John T. Committee Member
  • Factory and trade waste
Date of Defense 1993-05-05
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Combined activated sludge-fixed film media treatment systems are an interesting innovation in treatment technology. By adding media into the aeration basin, increased biomass concentrations may be maintained with little or no increase in solids loading to the clarifier. The ideal combined system can treat higher organic and ammonia loadings than a conventional system, and is more resistant to temperature changes and shock loadings. Overloaded plants can be outfitted with media as an alternative to plant expansion, and initial designs of combined systems can result in smaller aeration basins and clarifiers in places of land scarcity.

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