Sewerage System | Different Types of Sewerage Systems for Wastewater Management

sewage system

Sewerage systems—what are they? The term “sewerage system” includes the entire infrastructure utilized for collecting, transporting, and disposing of sewage, but it does not incorporate the process of treating the sewage. This includes all appurtenances, devices, and equipment involved in the process such as inlets, catch basins, clean outs, manholes, lampholes, flushing tanks, grease and … Read more

How Water Treatment Plants Ensure Safe Drinking Water | Treatment Methods

Water Treatment Plants

Water, the fundamental element for sustaining life, is a vital resource supporting all organisms inhabiting Earth. Providing clean and safe water is an inherent right of every individual. However, Natural water reservoirs sometimes exhibit contamination due to the presence of impurities and toxic substances. Therefore, the significance of water treatment facilities is essential in ensuring … Read more

Biofuel & Plastic Waste Management | Production of Bio-Fuel | PPT

Synthetic bio fuel produced in Laboratory

Importance of Plastic Waste Management Plastic is one of the most successful manufacturing materials in post-world war era. It’s due to its high specific-strength, toughness, chemical inertness and cost-effectiveness. On the other hand, global production of plastic material has increased more than 200-fold from 1950 to 2020. Today over 100 million tonnes of plastic is … Read more

Validity Of BOD Test for

Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)

Validity Of BOD Test for Waste-water Released to Marine Ecosystems Submitted by T. Sunder Rami Rreedy Introduction Cities have resulted in faster growth rate, 17 coastal megacities covering about 25% of the world’s population. The availability of oxygen in the ocean is limited due to high chlorides. The biochemical degradation rates are slower in salinity … Read more

Energy Generation from Biogas Produced at STP

Gas Holders at Delawas

Energy Generation from Biogas Produced at STP Presented By:  K M Jaiswal Excreta and wastewater sludge are resources for making biogas. Finding ways to put them to their best uses is part of developing sustainable technologies. At the same time, excreta and wastewater sludge – if not managed properly – can be dangerous to human … Read more

Why do we Need Soak Pit Tank ?

Soak Pit

Why do we Need Soak Pit Tank ? The water in the septic tank is not pure, it is called grey water because it still contains organic materials that need to be filtered out.  A Soak Pit is a covered, porous-walled chamber that allows water to slowly soak into the ground. Pre-settled effluent from septic … Read more

Odor Treatment Methods & Design Considerations

Biological odor treatment unit for wastewater

Odor Treatment Methods Odor Treatments are used either to treat the odor producing compounds in the waste water or to treat the foul air. Some principle methods are:- Chemical scrubbers Activated carbon absorbers Vapour phase biological treatment Thermal process Chemical scrubbers Design objective is to provide enough contact between air, water and chemicals to enable … Read more

Source of Odors & Strategies for Odor Management

Odor management

Source of Odors & Strategies for Odor Management By Dinesh Why do we need odor management? The potential release of odors is a major concern of public acceptance. For homo-sapiens odor is primarily related to the psychological stress the odor cause. Higher concentration of odorous gases can be lethal. Projects have been rejected & some … Read more

Operation of Rotating Biological Contactor – Study on Sewage Treatment Plant

Rotating Biological Contactor

Operation of Rotating Biological Contactor – Study on Sewage Treatment Plant by Avinash Kumar Jha The Rotating Biological Contactor (RBC) is a fixed film biological secondary treatment device. In operation, a media, consisting of a series of circular disks mounted side by side on a common shaft is rotated through the waste-water flow. Working of … Read more