Use of Treated Domestic Effluent as Mixing Water for Concrete and Its Effects on Strength and Water Penetration at 28 Days

Authors(4) :-Sk. Subhan Alisha, D. Narayana Arya, V. Vamsikrishna, M. Saichand

The study tests the feasibility of utilizing treated domestic effluent as mixing water for ordinary concrete. The treated wastewater used for the investigation was collected from a typical sewage treatment plant in Bhimavaram (India). Collected samples were chemically characterized to check conformance with the recommendations of relevant standards for use in concrete production. The 28 day’s compressive strength, surface hardness and water penetration characteristics of concrete produced using wastewater were tested at par with the relevant standards and were found to be similar or better than those measured for the control concrete mixed using tap water.

Authors and Affiliations

Sk. Subhan Alisha
Department of Civil Engineering, Vishnu Institute of Technology, Bhimavaram, Andhrapradesh, India
D. Narayana Arya
Department of Civil Engineering, Vishnu Institute of Technology, Bhimavaram, Andhrapradesh, India
V. Vamsikrishna
Department of Civil Engineering, Vishnu Institute of Technology, Bhimavaram, Andhrapradesh, India
M. Saichand

Concrete, Sustainability, Treated Wastewater, Freshwater Scarcity.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 114-121
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET162535
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

Cite This Article :

Sk. Subhan Alisha, D. Narayana Arya, V. Vamsikrishna, M. Saichand, " Use of Treated Domestic Effluent as Mixing Water for Concrete and Its Effects on Strength and Water Penetration at 28 Days, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.114-121, September-October.2016
URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET162535

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