Skip to main content

Incorporation of an Intentional Struvite Precipitation Model into a Whole-plant Process Simulator

Buy Article:

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

Abstract:

An intentional struvite precipitation model is incorporated into a whole-plant process simulator allowing for the quantification of impacts to the overall mass balance and associated phosphorus recovery from a wastewater treatment system. The intentional struvite precipitation model predicts the overall struvite quantities generated (as magnesium ammonium phosphate, MgNH4PO4 (H2O) 6) and the associated reduction of phosphorus and ammonia across the reactor. The results are incorporated into the overall wastewater treatment facility (WWTF) mass balance, quantifying the impact intentional struvite precipitation has on the nutrient removal performance of the facility. The use of this model in a whole-plant process simulator allows the direct comparison to other nutrient removal alternatives, providing a basis for the selection of the appropriate treatment process configuration.

Keywords: Intentional Struvite Precipitation; Nutrient Recovery; Phosphorus Removal; Whole-plant Simulation and Modeling

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/193864709793901077

Publication date: 2009-01-01

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 These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    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
  • 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