A Study on the Determination Method of TOC Effluent Limitation for Public Sewage Treatment Plants

하수처리시설의 방류수 수질기준 설정방법 고찰 - TOC를 중심으로 -

  • Received : 2016.03.29
  • Accepted : 2016.05.09
  • Published : 2016.06.01


As the Enforcement Ordinance of Environmental Policy Act was revised in 2013, total organic carbon(TOC) was added as an indicative parameter for organic matter in Water and Aquatic Ecosystem Environmental Criteria. Under these imminent circumstances, a regulatory standard is needed to achieve the proposed TOC limitation control water quality from the public sewage treatment plants(PSTWs). This study purposes to present the determination method for TOC effluent limitation at the PSTWs. Therefore we investigate the TOC effluent limitation of foreign countries such as EU, Germany and USA, and analyse the effluent water qualities of PSTWs. In using these TOC data, we review apprehensively the statistics-based, the technology-based, and the region(water quality)-based determination method of TOC effluent limitation for PSTWs.


Compliance ratio;Determination method;Effluent limitation;Sewage treatment works;Total organic carbon


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