2. Sludge Production: Quantification and Prediction for Urban Treatment Plants and Assessment of Strategies for Sludge Reduction

  1. Etienne Paul1,2,3,4,5 and
  2. Yu Liu6
  1. Mathieu Spérandio1,2,3,4,5,
  2. Etienne Paul1,2,3,4,5,
  3. Yolaine Bessière1,2,3,4,5 and
  4. Yu Liu6

Published Online: 1 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309643.ch2

Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies

Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies

How to Cite

Spérandio, M., Paul, E., Bessière, Y. and Liu, Y. (2012) Sludge Production: Quantification and Prediction for Urban Treatment Plants and Assessment of Strategies for Sludge Reduction, in Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies (eds E. Paul and Y. Liu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309643.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

  2. 2

    INSA, UPS, INP, Toulouse, France

  3. 3

    LISBP, 135 Avenue de Rangueil, F-31077 Toulouse, France

  4. 4

    INRA, UMR792, Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés, F-31400 Toulouse, France

  5. 5

    CNRS, UMR5504, F-31400, Toulouse, France

  6. 6

    Division of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Author Information

  1. 1

    Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

  2. 2

    INSA, UPS, INP, Toulouse, France

  3. 3

    LISBP, 135 Avenue de Rangueil, F-31077 Toulouse, France

  4. 4

    INRA, UMR792, Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés, F-31400 Toulouse, France

  5. 5

    CNRS, UMR5504, F-31400, Toulouse, France

  6. 6

    Division of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470768822

Online ISBN: 9781118309643

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Keywords:

  • urban treatment plants, and sludge production, and prediction;
  • ESP, and modeling of WWTP;
  • ESP quantification;
  • ESR strategies, SRT ESR in WWTP;
  • good wastewater characterization, “inert reduction” in ESR strategies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sludge Fractionation and Origin

  • Quantification of Excess Sludge Production

  • Practical Evaluation of Sludge Production

  • Strategies for Excess Sludge Reduction

  • Conclusions

  • Nomenclature

  • References