Nutrient Removal, WEF MOP 34 (Water Resources and Environmental Engineering Series)

The Latest Methods for Nutrient Removal from Wastewater

This Water Environment Federation resource provides comprehensive information on biological and chemical methods for nitrogen and phosphorus removal from wastewater. Nutrient Removal covers environmental and regulatory issues and provides an integrated approach for combined nitrogen and phosphorus removal, including details on ammonia and dewatering liquors treatment. Natural treatment systems are also discussed in this definitive guide.

Nutrient Removal covers:

  • Nutrients and their effects on the environment
  • Regulation of nutrients in the effluents of wastewater treatment plants
  • Overview of the nutrient removal processes
  • Principles of biological nitrogen removal
  • Nitrification
  • Nitrogen removal processes, configuration, and process-sizing criteria for combined nitrification and denitrification processes
  • Chemical and biological phosphorus removal
  • Sidestream nitrogen removal
  • Structured process models for nutrient removal
  • Troubleshooting for full-scale nutrient removal facilities
  • Aquatic natural treatment systems