A two-prong approach of beneficial reuse of alum sludge in engineered wetland : first experience from Ireland

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Title: A two-prong approach of beneficial reuse of alum sludge in engineered wetland : first experience from Ireland
Authors: Zhao, Y.Q.
Babatunde, A.O.
Hu, Y.S.
Kumar, J.L.G.
Zhao, X.H.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3124
Date: Jun-2010
Abstract: Effective management of the industrial waste requires a sustainable approach that maximizes its value of reuse/recycle for other industrial demands and the environment needs. This paper aims in exploring the potential of the intended purposes in the newly developed dewatered aluminum-water treatment sludge (Al-WTS) based engineered wetland (EW) for wastewater treatment. Due to the low energy requirement and aesthetical appearance EW is seen as a ‘green’ wastewater treatment technique worldwide for a wide variety of wastewater treatment. The Al-WTS based EW developed at University College Dublin, Ireland, represents the latest initiative at using engineering ingenuity to further improve EWs performance. This paper summarizes the background of development and the results derived from different phases of the development of Al-WTS based EW.
Funding Details: Other funder
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Springer
Journal: Waste and Biomass Valorization
Volume: 1
Issue: 2
Start page: 227
End page: 234
Copyright (published version): Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Keywords: Alum sludge (Al-WTS)AdsorptionEngineered wetlandReuseWastewater treatment
Subject LCSH: Water treatment plant residuals
Constructed wetlands--Ireland
Phosphorus--Absorption and adsorption
DOI: 10.1007/s12649-010-9020-z
Other versions: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12649-010-9020-z
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Centre for Water Resources Research Collection
Urban Institute Ireland Research Collection
Critical Infrastructure Group Research Collection
Civil Engineering Research Collection

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