Bacteriology of activated sludge

  title={Bacteriology of activated sludge},
  author={H. W. van Gils},
  journal={Antonie van Leeuwenhoek},
The bacterial population of the flocs in different types of activated sludge was investigated; about t00 strains per sludge sample were isolated from high dilution count plates and their morphological and physiological characteristics were determined. The predominant flora of activated sludge grown in domestic waste water in the Zeist purification plant or in a laboratory apparatus consisted of aerobic gram-negative non-sporeforming rods of the family Achromobacteraceae (genera Alcatigenes… CONTINUE READING