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AEROBIC DEGRADATION OF A NON-IONIC SURFACTANT IN A MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR(MBR)
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  • Journal title : Environmental Engineering Research
  • Volume 12, Issue 2,  2007, pp.81-91
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Environmental Engineering
  • DOI : 10.4491/eer.2007.12.2.081
 Title & Authors
AEROBIC DEGRADATION OF A NON-IONIC SURFACTANT IN A MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR(MBR)
Choi, In-Su; Wiesmann, Udo;
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 Abstract
A membrane bioreactor (MBR) was used to investigate the aerobic degradation of foam active substance - non-ionic surfactant, APG 2000 UP. The surface aeration using the propeller loop reactor (PLR) guaranteed sufficient for substrate removal and bacteria growth and avoided foam development. Moreover, the cross-flow membrane filtration enabled the separation of the bacteria still loaded with surfactant in the collecting container. The biological degradation of the surfactant with varying hydraulic retention time (HRT) and influent concentration showed high substrate removal of nearly 95% at high volumetric loading rates up to and at sludge loading rates up to 1.8 kgCOD for biomass concentration . The increasing from 3.4 to TSS respectively sludge retention time (SRT) from 5.1 to 442 d under complete biomass retention by the membrane filtration resulted in high removal of substrate > with reducing excess sludge production.
 Keywords
Aerobic degradation;Surfactant;MBR;Propeller loop reactor;Membrane filtration;
 Language
English
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