Project #1451

Guidance Document on Anaerobic Digester Foaming Prevention and Control Methods

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Completed
Principal Investigator
Krishna
Pagilla
Research Manager
Dr. Amit Pramanik
Contractor
University of Nevada, Reno
Treatment
Fats, Oils & Grease (FOG)
Biological Nutrient Removal

Abstract

This report provides guidance on anaerobic digester (AD) foaming incidents for utility operators and consultants working in wastewater and sludge treatment based on plant processes. It includes general guidance on AD foam incident management and information on causes, impacts, and control options available and illustrates the benefits and concerns associated with several monitoring, mitigation, and control alternatives. Published by WERF. 76 pages. Online PDF. (2014)

Originally funded as WERF project INFR1SG10a.