Modernizing The Design Of Anaerobic Waste Stabilization Ponds To Improve Energy Balances In Wastewater Treatment
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Peter Cruddas is a Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a focus on Water and Wastewater Engineering Specialties: WASH, wastewater engineering/treatment, sustainable development, civil engineering

                       

Modernizing The Design Of Anaerobic Waste Stabilization Ponds To Improve Energy Balances In Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater treatment is essential from both a public health and environmental protection perspective. It is often seen as a necessary burden, a drain on resources that is required to prevent the negative impacts of uncontained and untreated sewage. The most burdensome resource drain is energy, as established conventional wastewater treatment technologies require around 0.5 kWh of electricity to treat a single cubic meter of wastewater. Also of increasing concern is the carbon footprint of wastewater treatment, both associated with the...

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