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May 10, 2020

The organic strength of wastewater is measured in three ways: 1) as 5-day biochemical oxygen demand (BOD5), 2) chemical oxygen demand (COD), and/or 3) total organic carbon. Typically, municipal wastewater treatment plants will use BOD5 as a measure of the organic concentration into, and through, the wastewater plant. Industrial wastew...

February 11, 2019

The following is quoted from W. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. in his excellent textbook “Industrial Water Pollution Control”, Third Edition, 2000.

Waste Characteristics—Estimating the Organic Content

Although the interpretation of most of the waste characteristics is straightforward and definitive, special consideration must be given to the o...

December 19, 2016

Introduction

Before going into a detailed discussion of the F:M (food-to-mass or food-to-microorganism) ratio I want to let you know about changing views toward this process control parameter. Here are two opposing examples, the first from 1988 and the second from 2011.

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This ratio, called the food-to-microorganism or food/mass (F/M) r...

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