Purification of water – Take it seriously before it’s too late

Purification of water – Take it seriously before it’s too late

Purification of water is essential for environmental hygiene as well as for drinking. We use water every day for cleaning, drinking, washing, and bathing. Utilization of clean water for these purposes is crucial. Several diseases that spread by contact with contaminated water have been reported. A few that can spread because of contaminated water and…

Bioremediation- Everything you need to know

Bioremediation- Everything you need to know

We often hear about bioremediation in the field of wastewater. In this post, we will talk about bioremediation. After reading the article, you can answer the following questions: What is bioremediation? Bioremediation meaning. Types of bioremediation, such as in situ bioremediation and ex situ bioremediation. Advantages of bioremediation. Bioremediation Meaning Bioremediation is the use of…

What is the Tertiary Treatment of Wastewater?

What is the Tertiary Treatment of Wastewater?

Wastewater treatment processes involve the sequential treatment of wastewater. This is done in the form of Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Treatment of Wastewater. The third stage is the final treatment stage which involves the removal of harmful substances such as inorganic compounds, bacteria, viruses, and parasites. The tertiary treatment removes nitrogen and phosphorous present in…

What is the Secondary Treatment of Wastewater?

What is the Secondary Treatment of Wastewater?

After Preliminary and Primary Treatment of Wastewater, Secondary Treatment of Wastewater is carried out. Secondary Treatment of Wastewater involves the removal of biodegradable organic matter using microbial community. The microbial biomass present in the wastewater reproduces in certain ways and during the process, they utilize organic matters, minerals, and various other growth-related substances from the…

Primary Treatment of Wastewater in detail

Primary Treatment of Wastewater in detail

Effluent from which large debris and grits are removed after Preliminary Treatment of Wastewater is directed toward Primary Treatment of Wastewater. In general the wastewater contains 99.9% of water and 0.1% of solids in the form of dissolved, suspended and settle-able. Although the solids present are only 0.1% but if left untreated would cause serious…

Preliminary Treatment of Wastewater- In-depth

Preliminary Treatment of Wastewater- In-depth

Preliminary Treatment of Wastewater: In the Effluent Treatment Plant, Preliminary treatment of wastewater is done to remove the big-sized solid particle that cannot be removed by wastewater treatment processes. These include rugs, dead animals, woods, plastics, vegetables, and heavy inorganic settle-able solids (such as grit). Solids removed at this stage are generally not recycled and…

What are Common Effluent Treatment Plant / Effluent Treatment Plant ?

What are Common Effluent Treatment Plant / Effluent Treatment Plant ?

Effluent from various manufacturing industries, such as pharma, chemical, food, textile, and tanneries, is contaminated and toxic and must be treated before discharge into the environment. Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP) or Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) are the treatment systems or plants used to treat industrial effluent. Wastewater Treatment Plant is another name for Effluent…

What is Sewage ?

What is Sewage ?

Waste water generated from household bathrooms, toilets, kitchens, laundries and drains forms sewage. Major constituent of sewage is water (99.6%) and remaining part (0.4%) mostly comprises of biodegradable pollutants and small solid particles. It may occasionally contain industrial waste from small industrial units, but the majority of sewage refers to household waste only. Where it…

What is Effluent ?

What is Effluent ?

The outflow of water from any industrial establishment to a natural body of water is referred to as “Effluent” often termed as “Wastewater”. Industrial establishments that do not have a water treatment facility must follow the guidelines established by various pollution control authorities. United States Environmental Protection Agency defines effluent meaning as “wastewater – treated…