Optimizing Denitrification With Non-Methanol Carbon Sources in Deep-Bed Denitrification Filter Technologies

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This paper discusses the successful implementation of a non-methanol carbon source at the Littleton Englewood Wastewater Treatment Facility utilizing TETRA® deep-bed denitrification filters. This paper will describe the methodology employed to implement a non-methanol carbon source, the modifications required to utilize a non-methanol carbon source in deep bed filter technologies, lessons learned and full scale data from the project.

Keywords: Denitrification; Littleton; MicroC; carbon source; filter; glycerin; glycerol; methanol; nitrate

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864711802867720

Publication date: January 1, 2011

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