Int. J. of Environment and Waste Management   »   2017 Vol.19, No.4

 

 

Title: Bio-removal of nitrate from wastewater by FBBR

 

Authors: Satish Burghate; Nitin Ingole

 

Addresses:
Civil Engineering Department, Government Polytechnic, Arvi, Maharashtra, India
Department of Civil Engineering, Prof. Ram Meghe Institute of Technology and Research, Badnera, Maharashtra, India

 

Abstract: Removal of nitrate from water resources for reducing its harm to the environment is necessary. Biological denitrification (bio-removal of nitrate) is the most versatile option amongst the other methods for removal of nitrate. The fluidised bed biofilm reactor (FBBR) is one of the recent methods which can be used for denitrification.

 

Keywords: anoxic; denitrification; fluidised bed biofilm reactor; FBBR; methanol; nitrate.

 

DOI: 10.1504/IJEWM.2017.10005548

 

Int. J. of Environment and Waste Management, 2017 Vol.19, No.4, pp.281 - 296

 

Date of acceptance: 28 Dec 2016
Available online: 09 Jun 2017

 

 

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