33. Benefits of Denitrification

  1. Michael H. Gerardi

Published Online: 20 MAR 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471216682.ch33

Nitrification and Denitrification in the Activated Sludge Process

Nitrification and Denitrification in the Activated Sludge Process

How to Cite

Gerardi, M. H. (2002) Benefits of Denitrification, in Nitrification and Denitrification in the Activated Sludge Process, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471216682.ch33

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2003
  2. Published Print: 1 FEB 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471065081

Online ISBN: 9780471216681

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Keywords:

  • benefits of denitrification;
  • improved floc formation;
  • control of filamentous organisms;
  • reduced sludge production and operational costs

Summary

The use of nitrification and denitrification to improve operational conditions in the activated sludge process is reviewed. The use of nitrification and denitrification to improve floc formation, control undesired filamentous growth, return alkalinity, and reduce sludge production and operational costs are described.