Wastewater treatment defined
Wastewater treatment is a process that involves the removal of contaminants present in industrial, surface runoff, commercial, sewer inflow/infiltration, agricultural, and/or domestic effluents before reuse or discharge into the environment (CAEPA, 2015; Templeton and Butler, 2011).
Constituents of wastewater
Water forms a large percentage of the constituents of wastewater. Other likely constituents of wastewater include toxins such as agricultural and domestic pesticides, herbicides, poisonous substances and so forth; water; insoluble organic matter such as leaves, papers, food remains, feces, and so forth; soluble organic matter such as sugar, drugs, urea, proteins, and so forth; pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, and other Continue reading...