Assessing the feasibility of N and P recovery by struvite precipitation from nutrient-rich wastewater: a review

@article{Kumar2015AssessingTF,
  title={Assessing the feasibility of N and P recovery by struvite precipitation from nutrient-rich wastewater: a review},
  author={Ramesh Kumar and Parimal Pal},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={22},
  pages={17453-17464}
}
  • Ramesh Kumar, P. Pal
  • Published 26 September 2015
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research
Literature on recovery of nitrogen and phosphorous from wastewater in the form of value-added struvite fertilizer has been critically reviewed towards the evolution of a sustainable management strategy. Presence of nitrogen and phosphorus is widespread in both domestic as well as industrial wastewater streams such as swine wastewater, landfill leachate, urine waste, dairy manure, coke wastewater, and beverage wastewater. Where these nitrogen and phosphorus compounds cause eutrophication of… 
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