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Two-stage MFC-MBR: OC organic carbon, IEM ion-exchange membrane (for selectively passing H+ ions), FBD fine-bubble diffusers, CBD coarse-bubble diffusers
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14 February 2022

Microbial fuel cells: something for nothing?

The MFC-MBR technology offers potential for low-energy wastewater treatment. But it is unclear how much latent electrical energy can be recovered from the wastewater and the cost is of retrofitting the MFC components to an existing MBR technology.

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22 November 2021

US vs SI units: a conversation on conversion

For the mechanical parameters of mass, length, time, flow rate, density, viscosity, force, pressure, energy and power, adherence to US units imposes unnecessary barriers in understanding their inter-relationships based on the governing physical laws.

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06 April 2021

Guest blog: Trumping regulations

Pre-1970s, water regulation was about rights, to control excessive pollution. 1970-2000, there was a push to protect water sources from pollution. Since 2000, the watchwords have been sustainability and climate change but there is still some way to go.

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03 October 2019

Membrane science – a geek writes

In membrane science, you have physicists (film theory, hydraulic resistance and molecular dynamics) and chemists (chemical/biochemical stoichiometry, organic polymer synthesis and Gibbs–Donnan equilibria). Oh yes, membrane science is pretty hard core.

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19 July 2019

Going forward with osmosis

Wastewater treatment offers examples of usefully combining two unit processes, like the MLE (Modified Ludzak Ettinger) process for nutrient removal, and combined screening/degritting for protecting downstream processes from rags and abrasive particles.

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19 June 2019

MBR disinfection: playing with numbers?

Stephen Katz et al.'s article 'The disinfection capability of MBRs: credit where credit’s due' raises a few intriguing questions concerning the measurement of the disinfection capability of an MBR and of any other water and wastewater treatment technology.

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21 May 2019

MBR training – plugging the gaps

It’s often said that training courses are the first thing accountants cross off the budget when money is tight. Others think blocking a couple of days out for training is too much of a luxury for today’s world. But maybe it’s a false economy.

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