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Volume 26, Issue 6 - Dec 2012
Volume 26, Issue 5 - Oct 2012
Volume 26, Issue 4 - Aug 2012
Volume 26, Issue 3 - Jun 2012
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A Study of Electro-foaming Fusion Wrap for Polyethylene Sewer Pipe
Kye, Hyoung-San ; Joo, Kyung-Hoon ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 343~354
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.343
A electro-foaming fusion wrap fitting for polyethylene sewer pipe was built and foaming mechanism has been studied. A foaming sheet, supporting sheet and clamping band is assembled into a all-in-one structured electro-foaming fusion wrap fitting. To specify foaming and fusion of electro-foaming fusion wrap for PE sewer pipe, series of fusion tests were performed in various conditions. A parallel plate compression test up to 50 % of inner diameter deflection has been performed to check integrity of fusion quality and it was found that there were no visible signs of crack in wrapped area of fitting. Also air tightness test based on KS M 3511-2 has been performed to evaluate perfectness of wrap fusion quality and we found there were no pressure drop up to 10 times higher value than KS standard regulation.
The effects of conductivity and CNT cathode on electricity generation in air-cathode microbial fuel cell
Yoo, Kyu-Seon ; Park, Hyun-Soo ; Song, Young-Chae ; Woo, Jung-Hui ; Lee, Chae-Young ; Chung, Jae-Woo ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 355~360
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.355
The characteristics of power generation were investigated by changing the electrical conductivity from 10 to 40mS/cm using air-cathode microbial fuel cell, which had graphite fiber fabric(GFF) anode. There were three kinds of cathode used: one was carbon cloth cathode coated with Pt, another was carbon nanotube(CNT) cathode with non-precious catalyst of Fe-Cu-Mn, and the other was carbon nanotube(CNT) cathode without any catalyst. When it was operated in batch mode, power density of 1369.5mW/
was achieved at conductivity of 20mS/cm. Power density from MFC with CNT cathode coated with multi-catalyst of Fe-Cu-Mn was shown about 985.55mW/
, which was 75.1% compared the power density of carbon cloth coated with Pt. This meant that CNT cathode coated with multi-catalyst of Fe-Cu-Mn could be an alternative of carbon cloth cathode.
Establishment of Methodology for Estimating an Emergency Water
Lee, Tae-Kuk ; Chae, Seon-Ha ; Kim, Seong-Su ; Seo, In-Seok ; Kim, Jeong-Hyun ; Park, No-Suk ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 361~372
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.361
In order to establish the methodology for estimating an emergency drinking water supply in Korea, overseas cases and accidents history of cutting off water supply were investigated, and questionnaire was conducted. Investigating accidents history of cutting off water supply in Korea, actual cutting off times of most cases were less than 13hours. Also, cases related with water quality and facility failure have been not enough to derive useful information for estimating an emergency water. From the results of questionnaire and cross-tabulation analysis, about 1,066 lpcd(liter per capita
day) as an emergency water and 14 days as tolerable outages time could be estimated. The results of water quality simulation could tell us that it might take 5-16 days for pollutant matter to travel from 15 contamination points to source water intake point in the selected reservoir(D-dam). This travel time was in good accordance with the estimated tolerable outage time, 14days.
A study on the aquatic eco-risk assessment of antibiotics treated by radiation
Kang, Seon-Hong ; Chang, Jae-Goo ; Ka, Soon-Kyu ; Kim, Hyun-Young ; Kim, Sang-Don ; Lee, Myun-Joo ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 373~381
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.373
Antibiotics have been issued recently in water environments because of potential impacts on ecosystem and public health. This study was aimed to investigating the degradation of antibiotics such as tetracycline, lincomycin, sulfamethazine and cephradine using gamma ray irradiation. And the toxicity before and after irradiation on antibiotics was tested in order to examine the aquatic eco-risk assessment by aquatic organisms. In addition, comparing tests on toxicity for gamma ray and UV irradiated antibiotics was conducted. Four different antibiotics were prepared by concentration of 30 mg/L with demi-water respectively. The absorption dose of gamma ray was ranged from 0.2 to 2 kGy. The concentration of four antibiotics was gradually decreased corresponding to the increase of the absorption dose. A method for toxicity assessment using Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata was evaluated to the most acceptable compared with methods by Daphnia magna and Microtox
in terms of sensibility. It showed that the reduction of toxicity on antibiotics treated by gamma ray was superior comparing to the test results obtained from UV treatment. By-products from antibiotics treated by gamma ray were easily decomposed by microorganism and their toxicity was also evaluated to low.
Development of a System Dynamics Computer Model for Efficient Operations of an Industrial Water Supply System
Kim, Bong-Jae ; Park, Su-Wan ; Kim, Tae-Yeong ; Jeon, Dae-Hun ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 383~397
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.383
In this study, a System Dynamics (SD) simulation model for the efficient operations of an industrial water supply system was developed by investigating the feedback loop mechanisms involved in the operations of the system. The system was modeled so that as demand is determined the water supply quantity of intake pumping stations and dams are allocated. The main feedback loop showed that many variables such as the combinations of pump operation, unit electric power(kWh/
), unit electric power costs(won/
), water level of water way tunnel, suction pressure and discharge of pumping station, and tank and service reservoir water level had causal effects and produced results depending on their causal relationship. The configurations of the model included an intake pumping station model, water way tunnel model, pumping station model (including the tank and service reservoir water level control model), and unit electric power model. The model was verified using the data from the case study industrial water supply system that consisted of a water treatment plant, two pumping stations and four dams with an annual energy costs of 5 billion won. It was shown that the electric power costs could have been saved 7~26% during the past six years if the operations had been based on the findings of this study.
Microbial ecology of the anaerobic and aerobic ammonia-oxidizers in full-scale wastewater treatment systems
Park, Hong-Keun ; Kim, Young-Mo ; Lee, Jae-Woo ; Kim, Sung-Pyo ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 399~408
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.399
The overall goal of this study was to characterize and quantify ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (AOB) in four different full-scale sequence batch reactor (SBR) wastewater treatment plants. Also, this study focused on assessing the occurrence of the alternative ammonia-oxidizing microbes such as anammox (anaerobic ammonia oxidation) bacteria (AMX) and ammonia-oxidizing archaea (AOA) in these systems. Based on total AOB numbers and the estimated cell density in the mixed liquor samples, AOB constituted 0.3 - 1.8% of the total bacterial population in the four WWTPs. Based on clone library, Nitrosomonas ureae-like AOB were dominant in plant A and B, while plant C and D had Nitrosomonas nitrosa-like AOB as major AOB group. The four different AMX primer sets targeting AMX 16S rRNA gene produced PCR amplicons distantly related to Chlamydia and Planctomycetales group bacteria. However, it was not clear these groups of bacteria perform anammox reaction in the SBR plants. Also, molecular evidence of AOA was found in one of the SBR plants, with a sequence located in the deep branch of the sediment creanarchaeota group.
Removal of COD and T-N caused by ETA from Nuclear Power Plant Wastewater using 3D Packed Bed Bipolar Electrode System
Kim, Han-Ki ; Jeong, Joo-Young ; Shin, Ja-Won ; Park, Joo-Yang ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 409~421
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.409
Ethanolamine (ETA) is mainly used to prevent corrosion of pipe in secondary cooling system of nuclear power plant. Condensed ETA in wastewater could increase COD and T-N when it was emitted to natural water system. Compared to conventional treatments, electrochemical oxidation process using packed bed bipolar electrodes was adopted to treat COD and T-N. According to arrangement of feeder electrode, single packed bed bipolar electrode reactor and multi-paired packed bed bipolar reactor were developed and conventional zero-valent iron (ZVI) was selected as conducting bipolar electrode. Bipolar electrodes were coordinated three-dimensionally in the reactor. The experimental results showed that COD and T-N was little removed in unit system at different pH condition (pH 8 and 11) on 100V. However, in multi-paired system that applied 600V, COD was eliminated 80.85% (anode-cathode-anode, A-C-A) and 85.11% (cathode-anode-cathode, C-A-C), respectively. T-N was also removed 96.88% (A-C-A) and 90.63% (C-A-C), simultaneously. Current efficiency was estimated both single and multi-paired system. At unit bipolar packed bed reactor, current efficiency was almost zero, however in multi-paired system, current efficiency was 300~500% at A-C-A and 250~350% at C-A-C. Current efficiency was over 100% hence it was confirmed that this system is more effective than conventional electrochemical oxidation system.
Examining the Equality of Multi-Outlet Flow Rates within a Dual Open Channel
Kim, Seong-Su ; Park, No-Suk ; Jeong, Woo-Chang ; Wang, Chang-Keun ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 423~430
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.423
This study was conducted to qualify the equality of the flow distribution from open channel between rapid mixing basin and flocculation basins in a domestic S_ water treatment plant, and to suggest a remedy for improving the equality. In order to evaluate the feasibility of the suggested remedy, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) technique are used, and for verifying the CFD simulation results tracer tests were carried out. From the results of CFD simulation and tracer tests, it was investigated that the modification of hydraulic structure in the distribution channel, which is to install the longitudinal orifice baffle in flow direction, could improve the equality of the flow distribution over 75%.
Synthesis and Phosphorus Adsorption Characteristics of Zirconium Magnetic Adsorbent Having Magnetic Separation Capability
Lim, Dae-Seok ; Kim, Yeon-Hyung ; Kim, Dong-Rak ; Lee, Tae-Gu ; Lim, Hak-Sang ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 431~442
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.431
The purpose of this study, is to separate magnetic separation devices using permanent magnets by using magnetization characteristics remaining in treated water after adsorption and synthesizing phosphorus adsorbent capable of magnetic separation for efficient removal of phosphorus. The synthesis of the adsorbent which set Zirconium(Zr) having high friendly features for phosphorus as an element, and by synthesizing Iron Oxide(
, another name of
is magnetite) being able to grant magnetism to Zirconium Sulfate(
), zirconium magnetic adsorbent(ZM) were manufactured. In order to consider the phosphorus adsorption characteristics of adsorbent ZM, batch adsorption experiment was performed, and based on the results, pH effect, adsorption isotherm, adsorption kinetics, and magnetic separation have been explore. As the experiment result, adsorbent ZM showed a tendency that the adsorption number was decreased rapidly at pH 13; however, it was showed a high amount of phosphorus removal in other range and it showed the highest amount of phosphorus removal in pH 6 of neutral range. In addtion, the Langmuir adsorption isotherm model is matched well, and D-R adsorption isotherm model is ranged 14.43kJ/mol indicating ion exchange mechanism. The result shown adsorption kinetics match well to the Pseudo-second-order kinetic model. The adsorbent ZM`s capablility of regenerating NaOH and
, was high selectivity on the phosphorus without impacts on the other anions. The results of applying the treated water after adsorption of phosphorus to the magnetic separation device by using permanent magnets, shows that capture of the adsorbent by the magnetization filter was perfect. And they show the possibility of utilization on the phosphorus removal in water.
Effects of dolomite addition on phosphorus removal by chemical coagulation of secondary treated effluent
Lee, Byung-Ha ; Park, Joon-Hong ; Cha, Ho-Young ; Maeng, Sung-Kyu ; Song, Kyung-Guen ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 443~451
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.443
Wastewater treatment plants need to reduce phosphorus in order to meet increasingly stringent regulations on phosphorus. This study evaluated the feasibility of dolomite as a coagulation aid to enhance phosphorus removal from secondary treated wastewater by chemical coagulation. Standard jar tests were conducted to evaluate the effect of dolomite addition on a coagulation process for phosphorus removal and to determine the optimum doses of coagulants and dolomite. Coagulants used with dolomite yielded a significant improvement in phosphorus removal and reduced total phosphorus concentrations below 0.02 mg/L in wastewater effluent. Dolomite has played an important role in enhancing phosphate adsorption and increasing pH, as a coagulation aid. The maximum removal efficiency of phosphorus in this study was yielded at 25 mg/l of dolomite and 20 mg Al/L of PAC dose. However, considering economic aspects, the optimum doses of dolomite and PAC were 10 mg/L and 15mg Al/L, respectively. Consequently, dolomite, a coagulation aid, can be used in coagulation processes to enhance the removal of phosphorus.
Degradation of Trichloroethylene in Aqueous Phase by Electrochemical Ferrate(VI)
Nam, Ju-Hee ; Kwon, Byung-Hyuk ; Kim, Il-Kyu ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 453~461
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.453
The degradation characteristics of TCE by Ferrate(VI) oxidation have been studied. Ferrate(VI) were prepared by electrochemical method. The degradation efficiency of TCE in aqueous solution was investigated at various pH values, Ferrate(VI) doses and aqueous solution temperature values. GC-ECD was used to analyze TCE. TCE was degraded rapidly by ferrate(VI) in aqueous solution, Also, the experimental results showed that TCE removal efficiency increased with the increase of Ferrate(VI) doses. The effect of pH was investigated and the maximum degradation efficiency was obtained at pH 7. And intermediate products were identified by GC-MS techniques. Ethyl Chloride, Dichloroethylene, Chloroform, 1,1-dichloropropene, Trichloroacetic acid and Trichloroethane were identified as a reaction intermediate, and
was identified as an end product.
Study on Performance Analysis of Pump within Sump Model with AVD installation by CFD
Choi, Jong-Woong ; Park, No-Suk ; Kim, Seong-Su ; Park, Sang-Su ; Lee, Young-Ho ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 463~469
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.463
The efficiency of the flow mixed pump installed within the bell-mouth in the sump is reduced by the flow characteristics of around intakes. Strong submerged vorticies can be successfully suppressed by installing an AVD(anti-submerged vortex device) on the bottom of pump intake channel just below the bell-mouth. Sump model with AVD device basin is designed and the characteristics of submerged vortex is investigated in the flow field by numerical simulation. In this study, a commercial CFD code is used to predict the efficiency of the pump with the AVD installation in the pump station accurately.
Evaluation of Settling Characteristics at Lamellar Secondary Clarifier
Lee, Byong-Hi ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 471~478
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.471
Where an activated sludge system needs to be converted to biological nutrient removal(BNR) system, the secondary clarifier must handle higher MLSS from bioreactor since nitrification in BNR system that requires higher SRTs than activated sludge system. Either increase the clarifier size or modification of clarifier physical structure is required to cope with MLSS surge. One of recommended structural modification is the insertion of Lamellar within clarifier. In this study, two clarifiers - one has Lamellar structure inserted and the other does not - were used to compare the effect of Lamellar in solid/liquid separation. Same MLSS was fed to both clarifiers and concentrations of MLSS were varied. With all MLSS concentrations, attachment of MLSS on Lamellar was observed and it was found that detached MLSS caused the higher effluent SS concentrations than that of non-Lamellar clarifier effluent. From these results, Lamellar should not be inserted in clarifier to handle MLSS from BNR processes and the recommendation must be withdrawn.
Runoff Characteristics of Pollutant Loads of the Lower Han River
Yoo, Ho-Sik ;
Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater, volume 26, issue 3, 2012, Pages 479~486
DOI : 10.11001/jksww.2012.26.3.479
Runoff characteristics of pollutant loads of the lower Han River was studied before full implementation of Total Pollution Load Management System(TPLMS). Magnitude of macroscopic(annual) fluctuation was in the order of Namhan River > Han River > Bukhan River, gross weight TP > gross weight TN > gross weight BOD, gross weight deviation > concentration deviation. Flux variation was higher than that of concentration. Microscopic(weekly) fluctuation showed similar pattern to macroscopic scale. TP showed the highest deviation resulting in the lowest reliability. 60% of annual flux passed during summer 3months resulting in 43-46% pass of gross weight at the lower Han River. Strong correlation was found between flux and gross weight especially in gross weight TN. Gross weight pollution increased as high as 400% while passing Seoul area due to the concentration. The deviation from moving average increased during summer season in the gross weight TP and BOD. Seasonal tendency was confirmed especially in gross weight TN and TP using autocorrelation function.