A Study on Operation Cycle of SBR for the Treatment of Distillery Wastewater

주정폐수 처리를 위한 SBR 운전주기에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2016.02.04
  • Accepted : 2016.03.08
  • Published : 2016.03.31


This study aimed to evaluate SBR operation cycle for removing the high-concentration organic matter of distillery wastewater in the ginseng processing plant. The experiment was conducted with the use of a laboratory scale SBR reactor and distillery wastewater as the influent. The results indicated an increase in pH from 4.08 to 7.59 of distillery wastewater after aeration for 2 hours. Also, the optimum SBR operation cycle for the removal of organic matter and nitrogen was 2 hr of aeration and 6 hr of anaerobic conditions. Adjustment of proper pH through aeration time is most critical in the SBR operation for distillery wastewater treatment. In this study, we presented an efficient method for distillery wastewater treatment.


Distillery wastewater;Operation cycle;pH change;SBR


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