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Activated Sludge-Foaming

  1. Jacques Soddell

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env195

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Soddell, J. 2003. Activated Sludge-Foaming. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. La Trobe University, Bendigo, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


  • What is Foaming?

  • Which Microbes Cause Foaming?

  • Use of Molecular Probes in Foam

  • Monitoring Foam

  • Hydrophobicity and Foam

  • Foam Control

  • Foaming in Anaerobic Digesters


  • activated sludge;
  • actinomycetes: role in foaming of activated sludge;
  • foaming in activated sludge;
  • wastewater treatment