Start-up of Hybrid Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket Reactor with Organic Wastewater
Kavimani. T1, Balaji. K2, Poongothai. S3, Gnanapragasam. G4
1T. Kavimani, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu.
2Dr. K. Balaji, Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering, University College of Engineering, Panruti, Tamilnadu.
3Dr. S. Poongothai, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu.
4Dr. G. Gnanaprakasam, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IFET College of Engineering, Villupuram, Tamilnadu.
Manuscript received on 5 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 11 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 1826-1829 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C4631098319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C4631.098319
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Abstract: In the process of treating wastewaters from different industries by using anaerobic reactor, initially the start-up process is the first step to stabilize the reactor. The aim of this research is to conduct the start-up process and to evaluate the characterization of synthetic organic wastewater using Hybrid up flow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket reactor (HUASBR) with the effective volume of 20L. Initially the reactor was processed with synthetic organic wastewater with COD of 3200 mg/l. The processes were continuously operated with hydraulic retention time of 24 hours for 48 days. The results obtained after the process of stabilization were, COD removal is 87.8%, VFA was Stable for the operating condition, Biogas production was increased as 13.2 l/d during the maximum removal of COD and the pH value of outlet is ranging from 5.5-7.9.
Keywords: Chemical Oxygen Demand, HUASBR, Volatile Fatty Acid, Wastewater.
Scope of the Article: Bio-Science and Bio-Technology