Removal of ammoniacal nitrogen (N-NH3) from municipal solid waste leachate by using activated carbon and limestone.

@article{Aziz2004RemovalOA,
  title={Removal of ammoniacal nitrogen (N-NH3) from municipal solid waste leachate by using activated carbon and limestone.},
  author={Hamidi Bin Abdul Aziz and Mohd Nordin Adlan and Mohd Shahrir Mohd Zahari and S. Gandhimathi Alias},
  journal={Waste management & research : the journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, ISWA},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={371-5}
}
The presence of ammoniacal nitrogen (N-NH3) in leachate is one of the problems normally faced by landfill operators. Slow leaching of wastes producing nitrogen and no significant mechanism for transformation of N-NH3 in the landfills causes a high concentration of ammoniacal nitrogen in leachate over a long period of time. A literature review showed that the removal of ammoniacal nitrogen from leachate was not well documented and to date, there were limited studies in Malaysia on this aspect… CONTINUE READING

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