Lecture 3

Pretreatment typically involves operations connected

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Unformatted text preview: involves operations connected to separation of very coarse or easily separable materials and/or water conditioning before discharging to a treatment plant (e.g., equalization). Pretreatment of industrial wastewaters commonly refers to any treatment required to make the water acceptable for discharge to a POTW. After Armenante, Chapter 4: Bioreactors, in Biotreatment of Industrial and Hazardous Waste, Levin and Gealt (ed.), 1993, p. 66 PIERO M. ARMENANTE NJIT Classification of Wastewater Treatments Processes (continued) It is common practice to classify wastewater treatment processes in three categories: Primary treatment pertains to the removal of easily separable materials such as oils, floating solids, or quickly settling solids, and the preparation of the wastewater (e.g., pH adjustment) for subsequent treatments. Primary treatment involves operations such as equalization, neutralization, sedimentation, oil separation, and floatation. After Armenante, Chapter 4: Bioreactors, in Biotreatment of Industrial and Hazardous Waste, Levin and Gealt (ed.), 1993, p. 66 PIERO M. A...
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