International Journal of Environmental Protection          
An Open Access Journal
ISSN: 2226-6437(Print)      ISSN: 2224-7777(Online)
Frequency: Annually
Editorial-in-Chief: Prof. Kevin Mickus,
Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA.
Biologic Aerobic Reactor Flocairfp in the Piloto Plant: Removal of Contaminants from Wastewater in the Riachuelo My Father Jesus
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This project aims to evaluate the efficiency of the modified aerobic biological reactor FLOCAIRFP for the removal of organic matter, nitrogen, and phosphorus in the water from the Quebrada Padre Jesus. This Quebrada receives discharge from domestic and livestock wastewater from human settlements located at its top. Two parallel reactors, with the first anoxic tank volume of 15% and the second with 10% anoxic volume, were worked. In reactors for continuous aeration and plastic filling where fixing bacteria remained, treatment flow was 0.1 ℓ / min for each. The operation during the stabilization phase reactors indicated that the removal of BOD5 in the reactors was only possible in 50% of study time, whereas nitrogen removal efficiencies were favorable in 55% of study time and biological phosphorus removal was favorable in 40% of the evaluated time.
Keywords:Organic Matter; Nitrification; Denitrification; Biological Phosphorus Removal
Author: Sandra Milena Muñoz1, Juan Pablo Rodríguez Miranda2, Sandro Javier Bolaños Castro3
1.Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá, Colombia
2.Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá, Colombia
3.Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá, Colombia
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