Recycle of High Quality Water From Sewage

Authors(3) :-T. Swaminathan, R. Rubakumar, I. Mohamed Kalifa

Water is a valuable resource for all living beings. Availability of water without chemical and microbiological contaminants is getting fewer these days. To overcome this challenge, we have made an attempt to convert sewage water to reusable water. The sewage from our college consists of effluents from hostel, canteen, laboratories and other environmental pollutants. The experimental setup consists of Stainless steel Backwashable Microfilter, Ultrafilter membrane and Reverse Osmosis membrane. Raw sewage water is pumped through this setup and the samples are collected at appropriate positions. The sample containing chemical parameters like Total Suspended Solids (TSS), pH, Conductivity, Bio-chemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Chlorides and Sulphates were analyzed and reported. The samples are also tested for the presence of bacterial colonies and the results are reported. All these results provided supporting evidence that the RO permeate water can be reused. Our future work aims to utilize the sewage sludge for the production of Bio-gas using Anaerobic Membrane Bio-reactor.

Authors and Affiliations

T. Swaminathan
Department of Chemical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, India
R. Rubakumar
Department of Chemical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, India
I. Mohamed Kalifa
Department of Chemical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, India

Microfilter, membrane assembly, RO membrane, and chemical analysis

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 5 | September-October 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-10-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 334-337
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET151568
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

T. Swaminathan, R. Rubakumar, I. Mohamed Kalifa, " Recycle of High Quality Water From Sewage, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 5, pp.334-337, September-October-2015.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET151568

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