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Survey Results 2015 Fig 2
09 March 2015

The 2015 MBR Survey results

In February 2015, we asked you to contribute to our MBR survey with a view to sharing knowledge and experiences about the common technical issues that prevent MBRs working as they should, as well as your views about the future for MBR technology.

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Feat Immersed Anaerobic Mbrs Fig 1
28 July 2014

Immersed anaerobic MBRs: are they viable?

Anaerobic MBRs provide the potential for removing COD with a net energy benefit from the methane generated, albeit without nutrient removal. To date, five independent reviews of the subject have been published in various learned journals in 2012 alone.

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Feat Japanese Municipal Mbrs Fig 2
09 May 2014

Survey of Japanese municipal MBRs

In Japan, over 3,000 MBRs have been in operation since the 1980s for small-scale on-site industrial/household wastewater treatment. Municipal wastewater applications began in the mid 00’s, with 19 operational full-scale plants by April 2013.

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Feat Ragging In Immersed Hf Mbrs Fig 2
13 January 2014

Ragging in immersed hollow fibre membrane bioreactors

It is widely recognised by practitioners that clogging phenomena – possibly related to inefficient pre-treatment – are at least as important as membrane surface fouling in MBR systems. It is also recognised that clogging takes different forms...

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