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Energy efficient treatment of A-stage effluent : pilot-scale experiences with shortcut nitrogen removal

Dries Seuntjens UGent, Bert LM Bundervoet, Hans Mollen, Chaïm De Mulder UGent, E Wypkema, Arne Verliefde UGent, Ingmar Nopens UGent, Joop GM Colsen and Siegfried Vlaeminck UGent (2016) WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 73(9). p.2150-2158
abstract
Energy autarky of sewage treatment plants, while reaching chemical oxygen demand (COD) and N discharge limits, can be achieved by means of shortcut N-removal. This study presents the results of a shortcut N-removal pilot, located at the biological two-'stage (high/low rate) wastewater treatment plant of Breda, The Netherlands. The pilot treated real effluent of a high-rate activated sludge (COD/N=3), fed in a continuous mode at realistic loading rates (90-100 g N/(m(3).d)). The operational strategy, which included increased stress on the sludge settling velocity, showed development of a semi-granular sludge, with average particle size of 280 mu m (empty set(4,3)), resulting in increased suppression of nitrite-oxidizing bacteria. The process was able to remove part of the nitrogen (51 +/- 23%) over nitrite, with COD/N removal ratios of 3.2 +/- 0.9. The latter are lower than the current operation of the full-scale B-stage in Breda (6.8-9.4), showing promising results for carbon-efficient N-removal, while producing a well settling sludge (SVI30 < 100 mL/g).
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LOW-TEMPERATURE, GRANULAR SLUDGE, NITRIFICATION, ANAMMOX, DISSOLVED-OXYGEN, WASTE-WATER, PARTIAL NITRITATION/ANAMMOX, NITRITE-OXIDIZING BACTERIA, shortcut nitrogen removal, partial nitritation/anammox, nitritation/denitritation, mainstream nitrogen removal, granulation, energy-positive wastewater treatment, KINETICS, ACID
journal title
WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Water Sci. Technol.
volume
73
issue
9
pages
2150 - 2158
Web of Science type
Article
Web of Science id
000376285300013
JCR category
WATER RESOURCES
JCR impact factor
1.197 (2016)
JCR rank
61/88 (2016)
JCR quartile
3 (2016)
ISSN
0273-1223
DOI
10.2166/wst.2016.005
language
English
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yes
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A1
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I have transferred the copyright for this publication to the publisher
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8023306
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-8023306
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2016-07-01 14:50:14
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  abstract     = {Energy autarky of sewage treatment plants, while reaching chemical oxygen demand (COD) and N discharge limits, can be achieved by means of shortcut N-removal. This study presents the results of a shortcut N-removal pilot, located at the biological two-'stage (high/low rate) wastewater treatment plant of Breda, The Netherlands. The pilot treated real effluent of a high-rate activated sludge (COD/N=3), fed in a continuous mode at realistic loading rates (90-100 g N/(m(3).d)). The operational strategy, which included increased stress on the sludge settling velocity, showed development of a semi-granular sludge, with average particle size of 280 mu m (empty set(4,3)), resulting in increased suppression of nitrite-oxidizing bacteria. The process was able to remove part of the nitrogen (51 +/- 23\%) over nitrite, with COD/N removal ratios of 3.2 +/- 0.9. The latter are lower than the current operation of the full-scale B-stage in Breda (6.8-9.4), showing promising results for carbon-efficient N-removal, while producing a well settling sludge (SVI30 {\textlangle} 100 mL/g).},
  author       = {Seuntjens, Dries and Bundervoet, Bert LM and Mollen, Hans and De Mulder, Cha{\"i}m and Wypkema, E and Verliefde, Arne and Nopens, Ingmar and Colsen, Joop GM and Vlaeminck, Siegfried},
  issn         = {0273-1223},
  journal      = {WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY},
  keyword      = {LOW-TEMPERATURE,GRANULAR SLUDGE,NITRIFICATION,ANAMMOX,DISSOLVED-OXYGEN,WASTE-WATER,PARTIAL NITRITATION/ANAMMOX,NITRITE-OXIDIZING BACTERIA,shortcut nitrogen removal,partial nitritation/anammox,nitritation/denitritation,mainstream nitrogen removal,granulation,energy-positive wastewater treatment,KINETICS,ACID},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {9},
  pages        = {2150--2158},
  title        = {Energy efficient treatment of A-stage effluent : pilot-scale experiences with shortcut nitrogen removal},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wst.2016.005},
  volume       = {73},
  year         = {2016},
}

Chicago
Seuntjens, Dries, Bert LM Bundervoet, Hans Mollen, Chaïm De Mulder, E Wypkema, Arne Verliefde, Ingmar Nopens, Joop GM Colsen, and Siegfried Vlaeminck. 2016. “Energy Efficient Treatment of A-stage Effluent : Pilot-scale Experiences with Shortcut Nitrogen Removal.” Water Science and Technology 73 (9): 2150–2158.
APA
Seuntjens, D., Bundervoet, B. L., Mollen, H., De Mulder, C., Wypkema, E., Verliefde, A., Nopens, I., et al. (2016). Energy efficient treatment of A-stage effluent : pilot-scale experiences with shortcut nitrogen removal. WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 73(9), 2150–2158.
Vancouver
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Seuntjens D, Bundervoet BL, Mollen H, De Mulder C, Wypkema E, Verliefde A, et al. Energy efficient treatment of A-stage effluent : pilot-scale experiences with shortcut nitrogen removal. WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 2016;73(9):2150–8.
MLA
Seuntjens, Dries, Bert LM Bundervoet, Hans Mollen, et al. “Energy Efficient Treatment of A-stage Effluent : Pilot-scale Experiences with Shortcut Nitrogen Removal.” WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 73.9 (2016): 2150–2158. Print.