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Treatment of distillery spentwash by anaerobic filter – A water conservation approach

Ilyas, M. and Isa, M.H. and Farooqi, I.H. and Khursheed, A. and Siddiqi, R.H. (1998) Treatment of distillery spentwash by anaerobic filter – A water conservation approach. [Citation Index Journal]

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Abstract

The present study deals with the treatment of distillery spentwash by anaerobic filter. It was concluded that for a properly operating anaerobic system treating spentwash, neutralization of the waste is not required as biodegradation of nitrogen containing compounds and reduction of sulphates to sulphides would generate sufficient alkalinity to buffer the system. Further, the use of treated effluent as diluent has a number of advantages over the use of tap water for the same purpose. These include conservation of fresh water and preservation of the environment, imparting greater efficiency and stability to the reactor, and allowing the system to handle higher organic loads.

Item Type:Citation Index Journal
Uncontrolled Keywords:Anaerobic filter, distellery spentwash, water conservation.
Subjects:T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Civil Engineering
ID Code:1256
Deposited By: Assoc Prof Dr Mohamed Hasnain Isa
Deposited On:15 Apr 2010 06:23
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:27

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