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Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment

June 11 - June 12

This Two Day course will focus on optimising biological treatment plants to meet BAT, reduce operating costs and generate revenue.
The course will be of relevance to any paper industry site operating or considering investment in an activated sludge plant, a biological filter or anaerobic digestion plant.
BAT8 covers the monitoring of ‘key process parameters and of emissions to water and air’.

DAY ONE Wastewater Characteristics: What is COD, BOD, ammonia, phosphate?
 Nutrient Addition: Balancing nitrogen and phosphorus to achieve consent
 Aerobic or Anaerobic: Costs, income, reactor types
 Troubleshooting: Scaling, overloading, septicity

DAY TWO Activated Sludge Processes: The importance of sludge age and how this affects settlement rates
 Optimising Final Sedimentation Tanks: Getting the most out of the final tank when settlement is poor
 Microscopic Analysis of Activated Sludge: What to look for and what it means

Details

Start:
June 11
End:
June 12
Website:
https://www.pita.org.uk/images/Wastewater_Treatment_Flyer.pdf

Organizer

Paper Industry Technical Association
Email:
Helen@pita.org.uk
Website:
https://www.pita.org.uk/

Venue

PITA Office, Bury
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