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Evaluation of the Efficiency of Surface Aerator in the Activated Sludge Process Treatment of Food Processing Effluent

By T. Subramani and K. Arulalan


ABSTRACT: Food processing units is a diversified activity consists of processing of perishable items such as fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry etc. into a various products without the loss of nutritional properties. Liquid waste is generated more in the Food processing units by means of washing of raw materials, pulping, crushing and canning operations. Hence, it is necessary to treat the effluent from the food processing units and to find the suitable ways of reusing the treated effluent water like gardening and other cleaning purpose etc., The effluent coming from food processing units contains large quantity of organic and inorganic materials which gives adverse effect to the environmental system when it is discharged directly without proper treatment system. The level of physical, chemical and biological characters have to be analyzed and the treatmen

Year: 2014
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