Variation of Phosphorus and Nitrogen Removal Characteristics According to the Decrease of Influent Phosphorus Concentration in SBR and SBBR

SBR과 SBBR에서 유입 인 농도 감소에 따른 인과 질소의 제거 특성 변화

  • 김동석 (대구가톨릭대학교 환경과학과) ;
  • 박영식 (대구대학교 보건과학부)
  • Received : 2010.01.18
  • Accepted : 2010.02.23
  • Published : 2010.04.30


The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of influent phosphorus concentration on the nitrogen and phosphorus removal in sequencing batch reactor(SBR) and sequencing batch biofilm reactors(SBBRs) in order to recover the enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) capacity at the sludge of the deterioration of EBPR capacity. In SBBRs, comparing to SBR, the organic removal was occurred actively at the 1 st non-aeration period because of the active phosphorus release at this period. However, the variation of TOC removal according to the decrease of influent phosphorus concentration was not clearly shown both in SBR and SBBRs. In case of SBR losing EBPR capacity, the EBPR capacity was not recovered by the decrease of the influent phosphorus concentration from 7.5 mg/L to 0.9 mg/L. The nitrogen removal increased by the decrease of influent phosphorus concentration both in SBR and SBBRs.


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