Potential benefits of advanced control schemes for nitrogen removal

Ramon Vilanova, M.R. Katebi

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As a result of increased human activity, discharge of nutrients, including nitrogen and phosphorous, into receiving waters represents one of the most serious environmental problems. As strict regulations have been imposed on the total nitrogen level at the effluent of the wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) the need for enhanced operational strategies arises.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-22
Number of pages1
JournalWater and Sewerage Journal
Issue number2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • nitrogen
  • effluent
  • wastewater treatment
  • dissolved water
  • activated sludge process

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