Appropriate Wastewater Management Technologies Using Peat

Denis Couillard

DOI: 10.2190/VU83-5086-AKQ2-AKR7


This article deals with uses of peat in wastewater treatment. The following topics are considered: i) peat and its properties; ii) pre-treatment of peat; iii) impurity removal by peat; (iv) applications of peat in wastewater treatment. Particular attention is given to the principles underlying the uses of peat in removing impurities from wastewaters, and on practical examples.

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