Dairy industry wastewater electrocoagulation

  • Pamela López Universidad de las Américas
  • Antonio Harnisth Universidad de las Américas
Keywords: electrocoagulation, turbidity, efficiency, COD, BOD

Abstract

The dairy industry generates lots of water discharge processes, these wastewater are discharged directly into water sources without any pretreatment. . In order to solve this problem there is a treating technique called electrocoagulation that treat of waste water with high organic load. There are three factors to carry out the electrocoagulation process as: time, number of plates and system voltage. After completing the set up and running the experiment, the electrocoagulation treatment efficiency was evident, as the approximate percentage of COD removal was 93%, 82% of BOD5 and 76% of SS.

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Published
2016-03-31
How to Cite
López, P., & Harnisth, A. (2016). Dairy industry wastewater electrocoagulation. Enfoque UTE, 7(1), pp. 13 - 21. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.29019/enfoqueute.v7n1.84
Section
General Engineering