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Treatment Efficiency and Stoichiometry of a High-Strength Graywater

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The transit mission wastewater may represent a future graywater, in which toilet waste is separated from other household waste streams, and dilution water is minimal. A loading rate study indicated that denitrification is stoichiometrically limited, and nitrification was kinetically limited. Denitrification stoichiometry was developed by deriving hypothetical molecular formulas of organic carbon inputs to be represented by the relative proportions of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen. The derived stoichiometry was validated against experimental data by adjusting the values of f e and f s and multiplying the total dissolved organic carbon loss across the system by the overall R equation and then comparing the total nitrogen removed in the reaction to experimentally observed total nitrogen removal. The nitrification stoichiometry was similarly validated by multiplying the R equation by the ammonium-nitrogen removed and then comparing the NOx-N formed in the equation to actual NOx-N production values. The f s values for the denitrifying and nitrifying bacteria were 0.33 and 0.15, respectively.
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Keywords: denitrification; graywater; loading rates; nitrification; stoichiometry

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2007-12-01

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