Dissolved Solids Removal from Waste Water by Algae

by A.F. Bush,
J.D. Isherwood,
S. Rodgi,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 3, Pg. 39-60

Document Type: Journal Paper


Results of investigation to reclaim waste water for eventual reuse; experimental algae pond, constructed as third stage to follow secondary clarifier, was operated at 4 flow rates; comparison of influent and effluent water quality by physical and chemical analysis was made at each flow rate; effluent was clear, odorless, and meets (USPHS) standards for potable waters, with exception of bacterial count.

Subject Headings: Dissolved solids | Water reclamation | Wastewater management | Vegetation | Flow rates | Water flow | Effluents | Water quality

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