Phosphate Removal: Summary of Papers

by Milton Spiegel,
Tom H. Forrest,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1969, Vol. 95, Issue 5, Pg. 803-816

Document Type: Journal Paper


Summaries of 16 papers are presented with references to the authors of the original papers which were presented at a Federal Water Pollution Control Administration Conference on Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater at Chicago in June, 1968. These summaries are of processes comprising chemical precipitation, employing lime or alum and various means for solids separation; activated sludge removal; reverse osmosis; metallic salts and polyelectrolytes; activated Bentonite compound; and activated algae. This paper has been prepared as an activity of the Committee on Sewerage and Sewage Treatment for presenting summaries and abstracts of significant information on waste treatment, inclusive of subjects of research and demonstration projects.

Subject Headings: Phosphate | Water pollution | Chemical processes | Waste treatment | Federal government | Phosphorus | Precipitation | Lime

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