Performance of an anaerobic membrane bioreactor for pharmaceutical wastewater treatment

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dc.contributor.author Svojitka Jan cs
dc.contributor.author Dvořák Lukáš cs
dc.contributor.author Studer Martin cs
dc.contributor.author Straub Jürg cs
dc.contributor.author Frömelt Heinz cs
dc.contributor.author Wintgens Thomas cs
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-25T12:12:48Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-25T12:12:48Z
dc.date.issued 2017 cs
dc.identifier.issn 0960-8524 cs
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.tul.cz/handle/15240/31009
dc.identifier.uri https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852417300421?via%3Dihub
dc.description.abstract Anaerobic treatment of wastewater and waste organic solvents originating from the pharmaceutical and chemical industries was tested in a pilot anaerobic membrane bioreactor, which was operated for 580 days under different operational conditions. The goal was to test the long-term treatment efficiency and identify inhibitory factors. The highest COD removal of up to 97% was observed when the influent concentration was increased by the addition of methanol (up to 25 g L−1 as COD). Varying and generally lower COD removal efficiency (around 78%) was observed when the anaerobic membrane bioreactor was operated with incoming pharmaceutical wastewater as sole carbon source. The addition of waste organic solvents (>2.5 g L−1 as COD) to the influent led to low COD removal efficiency or even to the breakdown of anaerobic digestion. Changes in the anaerobic population (e.g., proliferation of the genus Methanosarcina) resulting from the composition of influent were observed. cs
dc.format.extent 10 cs
dc.language.iso eng cs
dc.publisher ELSEVIER SCI LTD cs
dc.relation.ispartofseries 1 cs
dc.relation.uri http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852417300421 cs
dc.subject Anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR) cs
dc.subject COD removal cs
dc.subject Pharmaceutical wastewater cs
dc.subject Fouling cs
dc.subject Biogas cs
dc.subject Inhibition of methanogens cs
dc.title Performance of an anaerobic membrane bioreactor for pharmaceutical wastewater treatment cs
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.biortech.2017.01.022
local.relation.issue Apr 2017 cs
local.identifier.wok 400475600023 en
local.citation.spage 180-189 cs
local.citation.epage 180-189 cs
dc.publisher.city Oxford cs
local.identifier.publikace 4464


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