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Research Article

Evaluation of Different Wastewater Treatment Processes and Development of a Modified Attached Growth Bioreactor as a Decentralized Approach for Small Communities

Table 3

Summary of the average percentage removal of pollutants from the biological treatment processes at optimum operating conditions.

ParametersSamplesCASP (6 h HRT)MBBR (3 h HRT)PBBR (2 h HRT)
ValuesReduction (%)ValuesReduction (%)ValuesReduction (%)

TSS (mg/L)Inlet 76.78 80.03 82.08
Outlet

NH3-N (mg/L)Inlet 73.83 77.50 79.03
Outlet

PO4-P (mg/L)Inlet 35.64 40.28 43.31
Outlet

MPN/100 mLInlet 94.25 93.27 95.44
Outlet

TVC (cfu/mL)Inlet 95.30 96.04 97.16
Outlet

The values represent the mean of five replicates ± standard error (SE).

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