Chapter 18. Experience with Biofilters in Wastewater Treatment

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm3 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed4
  1. Carin Sieker1 and
  2. Matthias Barjenbruch2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch18l

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Sieker, C. and Barjenbruch, M. (2001) Experience with Biofilters in Wastewater Treatment, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch18l

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 4

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Berlin, Germany

  2. 2

    Rostock, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • biological;
  • considerably;
  • biofilm technology;
  • consequently;
  • nitrification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamentals

  • Mode of Operation and Possible Applications of Biofilters

  • Process and Operational Conditions of Biofilters

  • Design and Operation

  • Nitrification Rates

  • Denitrification Rates

  • Hydraulic Residence Time, Flow Patterns, and Dynamic Behavior of Biofilters

  • Conclusion

  • References