Coagulation for Wastewater Treatment : A Review on Investigations and Studies

Authors(1) :-Sunil Jayant Kulkarni

Chemical treatment of wastewater can be carried out with the help of different coagulants, flocculating and precipitating agents. Coagulation is one of the most important chemical treatments. Various investigators have carried out investigation on coagulation aimed at studying selection of coagulant, optimization of affecting parameters and combinations with other treatment methods. Current review is aimed at summarizing research and studies on coagulation. Many investigators recommended use of polymer-based coagulant. Coagulants like chitosan and moringa seeds indicated good coagulation properties. Coagulation combined with ultra- or microfiltration improved the treatment process of water with higher organic matter load. Selection of coagulating agent and proper combination of coagulation with other physicochemical treatment can lead to highly effective, economical and efficient solution for wastewater treatment.

Authors and Affiliations

Sunil Jayant Kulkarni
Chemical Engineering Department, Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Airoli, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Coagulant, Particle Size, Membrane Separation, Hybrid Method, Removal, Suspended Matter.

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | March-April 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 501-505
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1733182
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Sunil Jayant Kulkarni, " Coagulation for Wastewater Treatment : A Review on Investigations and Studies", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.501-505, March-April-2017.
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