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Table 1

Initial performance levels of the MCS wastewater treatment facility in comparison to the maximum allowed TBS guidelines

Measured parameterInOutAllowed TBS limitsOverall efficiency
(%)
BOD5 (mg/L) 1,013 ± 128 127 ± 19 30 87.5 
COD (mg/L) 4,606 ± 582 359 ± 28 60 92.2 
TSS (mg/L) 9,592 ± 105 134 ± 14 100 98.6 
 73.8 ± 2.1 42.1 ± 1.3 10 43 
Fecal Coliforms (counts/100 mL) 32,000 ± 869 750 ± 32 1,000 97.7 
(mg/L) 338 ± 18 117 ± 12 50 65.4 
NH3 (mg/L) 582 ± 34 89 ± 8 N.I.a 84.7 
Turbidity (NTU) 9,859 ± 128 393 ± 39 300 96 
Measured parameterInOutAllowed TBS limitsOverall efficiency
(%)
BOD5 (mg/L) 1,013 ± 128 127 ± 19 30 87.5 
COD (mg/L) 4,606 ± 582 359 ± 28 60 92.2 
TSS (mg/L) 9,592 ± 105 134 ± 14 100 98.6 
 73.8 ± 2.1 42.1 ± 1.3 10 43 
Fecal Coliforms (counts/100 mL) 32,000 ± 869 750 ± 32 1,000 97.7 
(mg/L) 338 ± 18 117 ± 12 50 65.4 
NH3 (mg/L) 582 ± 34 89 ± 8 N.I.a 84.7 
Turbidity (NTU) 9,859 ± 128 393 ± 39 300 96 

aN.I., Not indicated in the standards.

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