Field Trial of an Online Total Organic Carbon Analyzer at a Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

A field trial of an online Total Organic Carbon (TOC) analyzer was conducted at a municipal wastewater treatment plant to determine if it could be used to detect a breakthrough of supplemental carbon used for denitrification. The field trial concluded that background TOC concentrations were steady enough and low enough to discern a bleed-through of supplemental carbon. In other words, the “background noise level” of TOC was low enough to detect an overfeed of chemical. The TOC analyzer detected supplemental carbon in a challenge test with spiked samples. Different chemicals resulted in different responses. The analyzer used in the test appeared rugged and durable enough to be installed in a controlled environment at a municipal wastewater treatment plant.

Keywords: TOC analyzer; denitrification; supplemental carbon

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864709793900140

Publication date: January 1, 2009

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 These proceedings are not peer reviewed.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

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

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