Treatment technologies of household greywater

Noman, Efaq Ali and Al-Gheethi, Adel Ali Saeed and Bakar, Siti Asmah and Radin Mohamed, Radin Maya Saphira and A. Talip, Balkis and Mohd Kassim, Amir Hashim (2018) Treatment technologies of household greywater. In: Management of Greywater in Developing Countries. Springer International Publishing AG, pp. 125-147. ISBN 9783319902685

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90269-2_7

Abstract

The shortage of water resource in the developing countries induced the search for alternative sources. Greywater alongside storm and ablution water might represent the best source of water because these waters have less contaminant than sewage. However, the separation of this water from the source point is the first step in the proper management which facilitates the treatment process. The selection of treatment technologies for greywater depends on the economic status and standards limits required for disposal or reuse of greywater which differs from one country to the others. In many of the developing countries, the treatment of greywater aims at achieving the basic requirements which lie in the reduction of the main parameters of greywater. The utilisation of flocculation and coagulants process might be effective for this purpose. Many of the natural coagulants have been reported to reduce the main parameters of greywater. In the developed countries, advanced technologies are used for removing of xenobiotics organic compounds (XOCs) and to produce high quality of the treated greywater. This chapter focuses on the treatment technology used for the treatment of greywater and their efficiency in the reduction of XOCs.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Treatment technology; XOCs; removal efficiency; AOPs
Subjects:T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD201-500 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
Divisions:Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
ID Code:11144
Deposited By:Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Deposited On:13 May 2019 09:11
Last Modified:13 May 2019 09:11

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