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Advanced Biological Wastewater Treatment



This training program provides comprehensive instruction on the theoretical foundations, practical applications, and innovative technologies in the field of biological wastewater treatment. Through a combination of theoretical learning, and case studies, participants will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to address complex challenges in wastewater treatment and contribute to sustainable environmental stewardship.

Program Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles and advanced technologies used in biological wastewater treatment.

  • Apply mathematical modelling techniques to simulate and optimize biological treatment processes.

  • Design efficient and sustainable advanced biological treatment systems based on site-specific requirements and regulatory standards.

  • Implement effective operational strategies to optimize the performance and reliability of biological treatment plants.

  • Utilize preventive maintenance practices and troubleshooting techniques to address operational challenges and ensure the long-term efficiency of treatment facilities.

Targeted Audience:

  • Sanitary engineers.

  • Environmental biotechnologists.

  • Biochemists, Chemists.

  • Civil engineers.

  • Environmental engineers and scientists.

  • Different professionals working or interested in the wastewater treatment field.

Program Outlines:

Unit 1:

Fundamentals of Biological Wastewater Treatment:

  • Introduction to biological wastewater treatment processes.

  • Microbial communities and their roles in wastewater treatment.

  • Biochemical reactions involved in aerobic and anaerobic treatment.

  • Factors influencing microbial activity and growth in wastewater treatment systems.

  • Importance of dissolved oxygen, pH, temperature, and nutrient balance in biological treatment.

Unit 2:

Advanced Biological Treatment Technologies:

  • Overview of advanced biological treatment technologies (e.g., activated sludge, trickling filters, sequencing batch reactors).

  • Design principles and operating parameters for various advanced treatment processes.

  • Comparison of different biological treatment technologies in terms of efficiency, cost, and applicability.

  • Case studies of successful applications of advanced biological treatment technologies.

  • Emerging trends and innovations in biological wastewater treatment.

Unit 3:

Modelling of Biological Wastewater Treatment Processes:

  • Introduction to mathematical modelling techniques for biological treatment processes.

  • Development of process models to simulate biological reactions in wastewater treatment.

  • Calibration and validation of biological treatment models using experimental data.

  • Modelling tools to optimize and design biological treatment systems.

  • Case studies demonstrating the use of modelling in the design and operation of wastewater treatment plants.

Unit 4:

Design Considerations for Advanced Biological Treatment Plants:

  • Design parameters and criteria for sizing and configuring advanced biological treatment units.

  • Factors influencing the selection of treatment technologies and process configurations.

  • Integration of biological treatment units with other unit processes in wastewater treatment plants.

  • Design of ancillary systems for nutrient removal, sludge handling, and odor control.

  • Compliance with regulatory requirements and environmental standards in the design of biological treatment plants.

Unit 5:

Operation and Maintenance of Advanced Biological Treatment Systems:

  • Operational strategies for optimizing the performance of biological treatment systems.

  • Monitoring and control techniques for maintaining stable operation and effluent quality.

  • Troubleshooting common operational issues in advanced biological treatment plants.

  • Preventive maintenance practices to ensure the long-term reliability and efficiency of treatment facilities.

Unit 6:

Wastewater Treatment Development:

  • Understanding the historical development of wastewater treatment processes.

  • Exploring microbial metabolism involved in biological treatment.

  • Analyzing the characteristics and composition of wastewater for effective treatment.

Unit 7:

Advanced Nutrient Removal:

  • Removal of organic matter through advanced treatment techniques.

  • Strategies for nitrogen removal, including innovative approaches.

  • Techniques and processes for efficient phosphorus removal from wastewater.

Unit 8:

Enhancing Treatment Efficiency:

  • Methods for pathogen removal to ensure water safety.

  • Utilizing aeration and mixing for enhanced treatment performance.

  • Addressing toxicity concerns in wastewater treatment processes.

Unit 9:

Advanced Treatment Technologies:

  • Dealing with challenges such as bulking sludge and optimizing final settling.

  • Implementation and operation of membrane bioreactors for superior treatment.

  • Modeling activated sludge processes for better understanding and optimization.

Unit 10:

Optimization and Control:

  • Implementing process control measures for efficient operation.

  • Exploring anaerobic treatment methods for specific wastewater streams.

  • Modeling biofilms and utilizing biofilm reactors for enhanced treatment outcomes.

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