Skip to main content

ORP and pH Based Control of SBR Cycles for Nutrient Removal from Wastewater

Buy Article:

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

Abstract:

Continuous monitoring of multiple process functions were conducted involving removals of BOD, TSS and nutrients, in each cycle of the SBR reactor at the wastewater treatment plant of the City of Carrabelle, FL. On line, real time, monitoring of pH, oxidation reduction potential (ORP), dissolved oxygen (DO), ammonia-N, nitrite-N, nitrate-N and orthophosphate-P demonstrated excellent correspondence between these parameters and the individual biochemical reactions in each step. Subsequently, the SBR cycle control logic was changed on a trial basis from time and DO based, to ORP based. This led to a superior performance of the SBR reactors and has the potential of resulting in a better energy efficiency while maintaining the effluent quality complying with the State of Florida regulation for BOD, TSS, TN, TP of 5, 5, 3 and 1 mg/L, respectively.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864706783775676

Publication date: January 1, 2006

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
wef/wefproc/2006/00002006/00000006/art00027
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more