Anaerobic/Aerobic Biological Reaction Characteristics of the Marine Products Industry Wastewater

수산물가공폐수의 혐기.호기 생물학적 반응특성

Choi, Yong-Bum;Kim, Gau-You;Kwon, Jae-Hyouk

  • Published : 2008.12.31


This study was undertaken to establish the biological reaction characteristics of the marine products industry wastewater which contains high concentrations of organic matter and saline. As the S/I is varied from 0.3 to 1.2, the results were follows : the observed ultimate anaerobic biodegradability varied from 72.0 to 88.0%, the first order reaction rate varied from 0.1735 to $0.3420\;day^{-1}$ and the second order reaction rate varied from 0.0132 to $0.0295\;day^{-1}$. When S/I was 0.9, the first order reaction rate had a maximum value, but the variations of the second order reaction rate were less than 1st-order reaction rate. When the operation time exceeded 2 days the gas production rapidly increased. The source of this rapid increase was due to that the activity of the granular sludge used in this study being faster than that of conventional sludge. Under aerobic condition, the characteristics of organic matter were as follows: the marine industry wastewater used in this study contained about 81% of biodegradable matter, and it was divided into readily biodegradable COD(Ss), slowly biodegradable COD(Xs), soluble COD(Si) and inert suspended COD (Xi). The percentages of each COD were 87.3%, 23.9%, 6.4% and 12.4% respectively.


ultimate anaerobic/aerobic biodegradability;saline wastewater


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