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Post-treatment of distillery wastewater after UASB using aerobic techniques

dc.contributor.authorMusee, N.en_ZA
dc.contributor.authorTrerise, M.A.en_ZA
dc.contributor.authorLorenzen, L.en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-22T09:49:27Z
dc.date.available2017-05-22T09:49:27Z
dc.date.issued2007
dc.identifier.citationMusee, N., Trerise, M.A. & Lorenzen, L. 2007. Post-treatment of distillery wastewater after UASB using Aerobic techniques. South African Journal of Enology & Viticulture, 28(1):50-55, doi:10.21548/28-1-1459
dc.identifier.issn2224-7904 (online)
dc.identifier.issn0253-939X (print)
dc.identifier.otherdoi:10.21548/28-1-1459
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/101550
dc.descriptionCITATION: Musee, N., Trerise, M.A. & Lorenzen, L. 2007. Post-treatment of distillery wastewater after UASB using Aerobic techniques. South African Journal of Enology & Viticulture, 28(1):50-55, doi:10.21548/28-1-1459
dc.descriptionThe original publication is available at http://www.journals.ac.za/index.php/sajev
dc.description.abstractThe treatment of high-strength wastewater from a distillery using grape-based feedstock was conducted through sequencing the upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactor and the aerobically-activated sludge reactors. The performance of the UASB system was evaluated at the end of a period of 33 days in terms of the final chemical oxygen demand (COD) removal. Final COD removal efficiency of up to 88.7% was achieved. The effect of varying the volumetric loading rates on COD removal was evaluated for the two experimental runs. For run I (undiluted), the volumetric loading rates ranged from 4.06 to 18.90 kg COD/m3.day and the maximum COD removal achieved by the reactor was 57.1%. For experimental run II (diluted), the loading rates ranged between 3.60 to 8.20 kg COD/m3.day, with the reactor achieving 88.7% COD removal. Post-treatment of the effluent using the aerobicallyactivated sludge reactor further improved the overall COD removal in run II to 96.5% and also reduced the phosphorous in the effluent to a final value of approximately 20 mg/L. These experimental results indicate that sequential treatment of the distillery wastewater using UASB followed by aerobically-activated sludge treatment is an efficient system that makes the final effluent compliant with the requirements of environmental legislation.en_ZA
dc.description.urihttp://www.journals.ac.za/index.php/sajev/article/view/1459
dc.format.extent6 pagesen_ZA
dc.language.isoen_ZAen_ZA
dc.publisherSouth African Society for Enology and Viticultureen_ZA
dc.subjectDistillersen_ZA
dc.subjectWine -- Distillation processen_ZA
dc.subjectWaste Water -- Treatmenten_ZA
dc.subjectDistilling industries -- By-products -- Treatmenten_ZA
dc.titlePost-treatment of distillery wastewater after UASB using aerobic techniquesen_ZA
dc.typeArticleen_ZA
dc.description.versionPublisher's version
dc.rights.holderSouth African Society for Enology and Viticultureen_ZA


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