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Tertiary wastewater treatment by sedimantation and sand filtration

Ahmed, Suhail (1987) Tertiary wastewater treatment by sedimantation and sand filtration. Masters thesis, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

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Tertiary treatment was given to the secondary wastewater effluent of the North Aramco Wastewater Treatment Plant, Dhahran, in order to utilize it for unrestricted reuse and landscape irrigation. The process employed for this study consisted of coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, granular media filtration and chlorination. A bench scale study was conducted to optimize coagulant dosages and filtration rate to produce a satisfactory filtered effluent for chlorination. Based upon the experimental data, a coagulant dosage and filtration rate was suggested for the tertiary treatment of two kinds of wastewater effluent (chlorinated and unchlorinated). A mathematical relationship was developed based upon the batch chlorination data to determine the chlorine residual and contact time to achieve an effluent coliform concentration of less than 2.2 MPN/100 m1 that is safe for unrestricted reuse as described by Title 22 of California Administrative Code.



Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Date:January 1987
Date Type:Completion
Subjects:Civil Engineering
Divisions:College Of Engineering Sciences > Civil Engineering Dept
Creators:Ahmed, Suhail
Committee Advisor:Hammer, M. J.
Committee Members:Beg, Shafkat A. and Al-Layla, Rashid I.
ID Code:9646
Deposited By:KFUPM ePrints Admin
Deposited On:22 Jun 2008 16:45
Last Modified:25 Apr 2011 09:13

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