Characteristics and Biodegradability of Wastewater Organic Matter in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants Collecting Domestic Wastewater and Industrial Discharge

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Yun-Young Choi ; Seung-Ryong Baek ; Jae-In Kim ; Jeong-Woo Choi ; Jin Hur ; Tae-U Lee ; Cheol-Joon Park ; Byung Joon Lee (2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Water (issn: 2073-4441)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/w9060409
  • Subject: wastewater | industrial discharge | organic matter | COD fraction | fluorescence | Hydraulic engineering | TC1-978 | Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes | TD201-500

Municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in Korea collect and treat not only domestic wastewater, but also discharge from industrial complexes. However, some industrial discharges contain a large amount of non-biodegradable organic matter, which cannot be treated p... View more
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