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Leaching techniques to remove metals and potentially hazardous nutrients from trout farm sludge.
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PMID:  21940031     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A fish farm sludge high in P (2-6% w/w as dry matter), Fe (5-7%), C (40-50%) and N (0.8-4%) was subjected to a series of acid leaching treatments using HCl, organic acids, and biologically mediated acid production. Additions of biodegradable organic acid solubilized heavy metals better than HCl, while additions of 1.5% w/v glucose followed by 7 day incubation stabilized the sludge releasing 92% P, 100% Fe. The use of homo-lactic Lactobacillus plantarum starter cultures were more effective than hetero-lactic Lactobacillus buchneri, solubilizing 81.9% P, 92.2% Fe, 93.0% Zn and 96.4% Ca in the sludge. The anaerobic sludge-glucose fermentation using L. plantarum produced a leached sludge that has low heavy metal and nutrient content while affording the recovery of nutrients. The potential of these methods for practical application are briefly discussed.
I S Jung; R W Lovitt
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Water research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-2448     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
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Created Date:  2011-9-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0105072     Medline TA:  Water Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Centre for Complex Fluid Processing (CCFP), School of Engineering, Swansea University, Talbot building, Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP, UK; Multidisciplinary Nanotechnology Centre (MNC), School of Engineering, Swansea University, Talbot building, Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP, UK.
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