Methanol as electron donor for thermophilic biological sulfate and sulfite reduction

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Weijma, J.;
(2000)
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  • Subject: ontzwaveling | desulfurization | Waste Water Treatment | waste water | grondwater | groundwater | afvalwater | Afvalwaterbehandeling

<p>Sulfur oxyanions (e.g. sulfate, sulfite) can be removed from aqueous waste- and process streams by biological reduction with a suitable electron donor to sulfide, followed by partial chemical or biological oxidation of sulfide to elemental sulfur. The aim of the rese... View more
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