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Recycle of High Quality Water From Sewage


T. Swaminathan, R. Rubakumar, I. Mohamed Kalifa
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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.

T. Swaminathan, R. Rubakumar, I. Mohamed Kalifa

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 Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-10-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
334-337 IJSRSET151568   Technoscience Academy

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.
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