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Title: Industrial scale anaerobic digestion of brewery effluent
Authors: Radu, Tanja
Blanchard, Richard E.
Smedley, Vincent
Wheatley, Andrew D.
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: AquaEnviro
Citation: RADU, T. ... et al., 2014. Industrial scale anaerobic digestion of brewery effluent [abstract]. PRESENTED AT: 2014 AquaEnviro conference: Short Retention Time Anaerobic Digestion Processes for Industrial Wastewater Treatment: Past, Present and Future, Newcastle, Great Britain, 11 December 2014.
Abstract: Unilever AD facilities process brewery effluent using EGSB. Here, we report operational experiences over the period of three years. The process performance and stability is closely monitored by a range of parameters, including COD, pH, and suspended solids. Ripley’s ratio and volatile fatty acids, are the most successful to control. The feed COD concentration averages 15000 mg/l and is reduced to 120 mg/l in the effluent (99.2% COD reduction). Suspended solids concentrations are reduced from 2400 mg/l in the effluent to 55 mg/l. Biogas is being produced at an average of 80 m3/h, with 70±9% methane content. We pay special attention to the issues of gas/liquid separation.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/26745
Publisher Link: https://www.aquaenviro.co.uk/proceedings/industrial-scale-anaerobic-digestion-of-brewery-effluent/
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