Anaerobic digestion and wastewater treatment systems

  title={Anaerobic digestion and wastewater treatment systems},
  author={Gatze Lettinga},
  journal={Antonie van Leeuwenhoek},
  • G. Lettinga
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Bed (UASB) wastewater (pre-)treatment systems represent a proven sustainable technology for a wide range of very different industrial effluents, including those containing toxic/inhibitory compounds. The process is also feasible for treatment of domestic wastewater with temperatures as low as 14–16° C and likely even lower. Compared to conventional aerobic treatment systems the anaerobic treatment process merely offers advantages. This especially is true for the rate of… Expand
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