TITLE

STREAMLINING Wastewater Treatment IN FOOD PROCESSING

AUTHOR(S)
McMahon, Jim
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Oct2009, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Marlborough, Massachusetts-based Ken's Foods Inc. has upgraded one of its three wastewater treatment facilities to improve processing its high-organic content effluents. An anaerobic style of membrane bioreactor (MBR) treatment process was integrated and the company's previously installed low-rate anaerobic reactor was retained. The existing anaerobic system was converted to an AnMBR to expand the treatment capabilities of the anaerobic portion of the treatment process.
ACCESSION #
44959916

 

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