Activated Sludge

Activated sludge is a process for treating sewage and industrial wastewaters using air and a biological floc composed of bacteria and protozoans.

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Phospholipid-derived Fatty Acids - Applications of PLFA Analysis - Wastewater Treatment
... Activated sludge technology is the most widely used method for wastewater treatment ... Complex microbial communities in activated sludge processes are needed for the stable removal efficiency of organic pollutants ... can be used to monitor the microbial community composition of activated sludge reactors, which microbial groups are predominant, and the efficiency of such systems ...
Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal
... phosphorus removal (EBPR) is a wastewater treatment configuration applied to activated sludge systems for the removal of phosphate ... enriched in the bacterial community within the activated sludge ... compared to the relatively poor phosphorus removal in conventional activated sludge systems ...
Industrial Wastewater Treatment - Treatment of Industrial Wastewater - Removal of Biodegradable Organics - Activated Sludge Process
... Activated sludge is a biochemical process for treating sewage and industrial wastewater that uses air (or oxygen) and microorganisms to biologically ... In general, an activated sludge process includes An aeration tank where air (or oxygen) is injected and thoroughly mixed into the wastewater ... A settling tank (usually referred to as a "clarifier" or "settler") to allow the waste sludge to settle ...