Author(s): Gorana Cosic Flajsig
Generally speaking, wastewater treatment plants are constructed to protect water
environment from excessive overloading with different kinds of pollutants.
So they have to
fulfill the desired effluent standards.
Often in practice, the results are not in accordance with
design parameters expected from the project.
Some common reasons for malfunction will be
illustrated by several examples.
There may be problems with the sewage system, design of
plants technical equipment, hydraulics and of course with the maintenance connected with
undertraining of personnel.
Frequently, simple improvements in sewage and plant system
technology and adequate personal training can be answer to wastewater treatment problems,
instead of costly recons...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/WP990071
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