Dynamic simulation and applications of a novel, continuous-fed, constant level modified sequencing batch reactor for biological nutrient removal are presented. The underlying mathematical model and practical applications of the simulation are discussed. Case studies are presented to illustrate the applications as well as the flexibility of the system in meeting different wastewater treatment requirements. Operation experience from full-scale wastewater treatment plant demonstrates the reliability, ease of operation and high efficiency of the system. Average BOD5, total nitrogen, total phosphorus and TSS removals of 97, 81, 88 and 94% are achieved respectively on an annual basis with little operator attention. Consistently high waste activated sludge concentrations are demonstrated, averaging approximately 20,000 mg/L.
Simulation and applications of a novel modified SBR system for biological nutrient removal
W. Wu, P. Timpany, B. Dawson; Simulation and applications of a novel modified SBR system for biological nutrient removal. Water Sci Technol 1 February 2001; 43 (3): 215–222. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2001.0140
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