Skip to main content

Achieving Many Benefits of Phased Digestion and Avoiding the Pitfalls

Buy Article:

$9.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

Operations data for full-scale biosolids digestion facilities are summarized with emphasis on the potential for attaining added benefits such as biological foam control and biogas increase within existing infrastructure, maximizing the existing capacity. Factors that allow higher loading rates to phased digestion systems and the lessons learned from these full-scale case studies show that phased digestion can be implemented by staging the existing digesters to improve pathogen reduction, odor generation potential, and volatile solids reduction, also reducing the off-site transport costs. More importantly, under the current push for attaining sustainability, energy efficiency and reduction of carbon footprint of wastewater treatment facilities can be achieved through improving solids handling practices by various methods of phased digestion implementation.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2008-01-01

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 These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect 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