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Evaluation of the performance of the Tyson Foods wastewater treatment plant for nitrogen removal.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16114629     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this paper, the performance of the Tyson Foods wastewater treatment plant with an average flow rate of 6500 m3/d was evaluated before and after upgrading of the treatment system for nitrogen removal. This study was also covered with an additional recommendation of BIOWIN BNR program simulation after the modification period to achieve an additional nutrient removal. The results clearly show that the upgrading was very successful for improved nitrogen removal, with a 57% decrease on the total nitrogen discharge. There also were slight reductions in the discharged loads of biological oxygen demand, total suspended solids, ammonium and total phosphorus with denitrification, even though the effluent flow was higher during operation of the nitrogen removal configuration.
Authors:
E Ubay-Cokgor; C W Randall; D Orhon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0273-1223     ISO Abbreviation:  Water Sci. Technol.     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-23     Completed Date:  2005-12-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9879497     Medline TA:  Water Sci Technol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-66     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Environmental Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, ITU, Insaat Fakultesi, 34469, Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey. ubay@itu.edu.tr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bioreactors
Computer Simulation
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Industrial Waste
Meat-Packing Industry*
Models, Theoretical*
Nitrogen / isolation & purification*
Software
Virginia
Waste Disposal, Fluid / methods*
Water Pollutants, Chemical / isolation & purification*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Industrial Waste; 0/Water Pollutants, Chemical; 7727-37-9/Nitrogen

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