Ozonization of Anaerobic Sludge Dewatering Centrate for Ammonia Removalby K. Ramalingam, City Univ of New York, New York, United States,
V. Diyamandoglu, (M.ASCE), City Univ of New York, New York, United States,
J. Fillos, City Univ of New York, New York, United States,
Abstract: Semi-batch ozonation experiments were carried out on settled anaerobic sludge dewatering centrate. The observed rate of ammonia decay at pH ranging between 7.5 and 8.5 was much slower than the rates observed in clean water solutions. NO3-N formed was always below 10 percent of the NH3-N lost and did not follow stoichiometric conversion. Apparent and true color decay was significant. Carbonate alkalinity species distribution and solution pH were not significantly affected at the experimental conditions investigated.
Subject Headings: Dewatering | Sludge | Ammonia | Ozonization | Water treatment | Decomposition | pH | Chemical treatment | North America | New Hampshire | United States
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