Large Scale ABF Mode Proves to be an Innovative Alternative for the City of Memphis

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by Jerry R. Collins, City of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA,
Terry L. Johnson, City of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Environmental Engineering:

Abstract: The article describes a modification carried out to overcome overloading of wastewater treatment plant at Memphis. The plant was originally constructed as a contact stabilization activated sludge process. From pilot plant studies the Activated Bio-Filter/activated sludge system was found to be the most appropriate. The implementation of this modification and the results obtained are presented.

Subject Headings: Urban areas | Innovation | Wastewater treatment plants | Activated sludge | Overloads | Sewage | North America | Memphis | Tennessee | United States

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