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Vol. 12 No. 2, Issue of April 15, 2009
 

Table 2. Characteristics of the raw wastewater used to prepare the reactors feeding.


Parameter

Unit

Value

 pH

7.6 ± 0.2* (n = 90)

 CODt

mg l-1

589 ± 50* (n = 45)

 CODs

mg l-1

313 ± 25* (n = 20)

 NH4+-N

mg l-1

37 ± 6 (n = 45)

 TON

mg l-1

0 (n = 45)

 TKN

mg l-1

51 ± 4 (n = 45)

 TSS

mg l-1

213 ± 35 (n = 20)

 VSS

mg l-1

128 ± 26 (n = 20)

 P-PO43-

mg l-1

5 ± 2 (n = 20)

 Fecal coliforms

CFU l-1

108-1010 (n = 20)

*Value after strengthening with sodium acetate.


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