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Metal salts, ferrous sulphate and aluminium chloride, were added to laboratory-scale activated sludge plant treating paper mill effluents to investigate the effect on settlement characteristics. Before treatment the sludge was filamentous, had stirred sludge volume index (SSVI) values in excess of 300 and was moderately hydrophobic. The use of FeSO4.7H2O(More)
Introduction The pulp and paper industry is the second largest industrial water consumer in Europe with a usage of 35 m3/ton paper and a production of 85.2 M tons/year. Its effluents cause considerable damage to the receiving waters if discharged untreated since they have a high biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD) and contain(More)
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