Wastewater Biological Treatment Technologies: An Eminent Hybrid Approach to Treat Textile Wastewater


Wastewater Biological Treatment Technologies: An Eminent Hybrid Approach to Treat Textile Wastewater

R. Shoukat, S.J. Khan, Y. Jamal

Wastewater treatment has been practiced for a long time. However, in recent years the focus has shifted to treating textile wastewater because of the environmental degradation effects of the toxic industrial discharge. Many studies have been conducted on types of numerous technologies in treating textile wastewater with the aim of improving system efficiency and environmental sustainability. Among biological treatment technologies, hybrid anaerobic-aerobic membrane bioreactor (MBR) would be the best approach due to its cost effectiveness and efficient treatment processing. This chapter critically evaluates the potential of the hybrid wastewater treatment systems for textile wastewater and discusses various biological treatment systems with their strengths and limitations and possibility of hybrid technology adoption in developing countries.

Textile Wastewater, Membrane Bioreactor, Biological Treatment, Hybrid Systems, Environmental Sustainability

Published online 5/1/2018, 27 pages

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21741/9781945291715-8

Part of the book on Organic Pollutants in Wastewater II

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