Nitrogen Removal Processes for Wastewater Treatment

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Edris Hoseinzadeh

DOI: 10.2174/97898114165831190101
eISBN: 978-981-14-1658-3, 2019
ISBN: 978-981-14-1657-6



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Table of Contents

Foreword

- Pp. i
Chiang Wei
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Preface

- Pp. ii
Edris Hoseinzadeh
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Acknowledgements

- Pp. iii
Edris Hoseinzadeh
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List of Contributors

- Pp. iv
Edris Hoseinzadeh
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Conventional Methods and Techniques of Nitrogen Removal from Water

- Pp. 1-25 (25)
Saeb Ahmadi, Saman Hoseinzadeh, Mohammad Mahdi Shadman, Omid Rahmanian and Khadijeh Jafari

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Biological Methods for Nitrogen Removal

- Pp. 26-44 (19)
Saeb Ahmadi, Edris Hosseinzade, Ashkan Sami Vand and Hooshyar Hossini

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Conventional and Novel Biological Nitrogen Removal Processes for Nitrogen Removal from Food Industries Wastewater

- Pp. 45-82 (38)
Ghazaleh Mirbolouki Tochaei, Mehrdad Farrokhi, Mehrdad Moslemzadeh, Saeid Ildari and Mostafa Mahdavianpour

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Bio Electrochemical Systems: A New Approach Towards Environmental Pollution Remediation Biotechnology

- Pp. 83-110 (28)
Khadijeh Jafari, Edris Hossienzadeh, Mohammad Amin Mirnasab, Ghorban Asgari, Ayub Ebadi Fathabad and Sakine Shekoohiyan

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Nitrogen Removal in Bio Electrochemical Systems

- Pp. 111-142 (32)
Edris Hoseinzadeh, Hooshyar Hossini, Mahdi Farzadkia, Mahshid Loloei, Reza Shokuhi, Bahram Kamarei and Reza Barati Rashvanlou

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Subject Index

- Pp. 143-154 (12)
Edris Hoseinzadeh
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Foreword

Since the ecological and environmental monitoring and protection has been widely addressed and emphasized by academic research and public, the remediation and removal for the pollutants became a critical subject for the Industry, Official and Academy. The state-of-the art technology needs to be comprehensively surveyed covering a wide spectrum of related areas. This book is aimed to fulfill this goal and hopefully will benefit the student, teaching staff, engineers, staffs in the civil corporation and also the public.

This book is divided into 5 chapters and an introduction. In the introduction section, Nitrogen compounds and their toxicity and pollution in the water environment are first addressed and the necessity to remove them from the water body is emphasized. Chapter 1 discusses conventional method and technology of Nitrogen removal from water. Chapter 2 covers conventional Biological method for nitrogen removal. The next three chapters are the essence of this book and maybe the most interesting parts for the readers, in Chapter 3 the authors introduce food industry wastewater treatment from nitrogen compounds. In Chapters 4 and 5 a new approach towards environmental pollution remediation biotechnology by different types of Bio Electrochemical Systems (BES) is presented. The authors exert our effort to make this book as an important reference and manual guide for the readers interested in the field.



Dr. Chiang Wei
The Experimental Forest,
College of Bio-Resources and Agriculture,
National Taiwan University

Preface

As we know, most of the human activities that require the use of water produce wastewater. As the total demand for water grows, the quantity of wastewater has increased and its overall pollution load is continuously increasing worldwide. One of the pollutants is the nitrogen compound in wastewater. Nowadays, attention to nitrogen removal in wastewater treatment processes has increased. The discharge of nitrogen compounds plus other nutrients into the water bodies leads to water pollution and the growth of algae and aquatic plants. The ground water and surface water supplies are at risk of pollution by these compounds in many areas of the world. From another perspective, water demand is greater than the amount supplied by rain and snowmelt. Therefore, water conservation, wastewater recycling, and reuse are becoming more important. Removal of nitrogen from wastewaters can be highly focused as it can be removed simply and effectively. To successfully remove nitrogen from wastewater, we must have the basic knowledge. We have, therefore, found the description of nitrogen removal techniques in wastewater treatment processes that can be useful and interesting for readers.

The introduction section of chapter 1 gives a very brief overview on the nitrogen compounds and its toxicity, highlighting pollution in the water environment and the necessity to remove this compound from water. Chapter 1 discusses conventional methods and the technology of nitrogen removal from water. Chapter 2 present a conventional biological method for nitrogen removal in wastewater treatment plan. The next three chapters are the essential parts of this book and maybe the most interesting parts to the readers. The authors introduce the role of food industry in wastewater treatment for nitrogen compounds in chapter 3. In chapters 4 and 5, a new biotechnological approach toward eradicating environmental pollution by different types of Bio Electrochemical Systems (BES) is prepared. Although the present eBook is not design for process engineers specially, but by studying this book, the reader would have an overview of the risk related nitrogen compounds to the environment, along with conventional and new techniques to remove them from wastewater. The principal of the proposed method along with practical information and effective factors on the each process is given that makes this eBook a very useful document in the area of nitrogen removal process. In general, this book is very easy to read and understand. This book offers major developments in recent research to bring nitrogen removal processes in to practice. It provides a unique, holistic perspective on the basic and applied research issues regarding the application of nitrogen removal processes in wastewater treatment. The reader finds up-to-date information and solutions of nitrogen removal processes from many leading experts in the field.

This eBook is not free of limitations. Though we tried our best to make the book free of errors and limitations, we apologize if any error is found. Please feel free to contact us and reflect your comments to improve this eBook in next editions. I would like to thank my family (my patient wife and lovely boy, Azhwan) for their time and special thanks to my colleagues, teachers and scientists for contributing.

Edris Hoseinzadeh
Department of Environmental Health Engineering,
Social Determinants of Health Research Center,
Saveh University of Medical Sciences,
Saveh,
Iran

List of Contributors

Editor(s):
Edris Hoseinzadeh




Contributor(s):
Saeb Ahmadi
Department of Chemical Engineering
Tarbiat Modares University
Tehran
Iran


Edris Hosseinzade
Environmental and Occupational Hazards Control Research Center
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran


Ashkan Sami Vand
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Shiraz university
Shiraz
Iran


Hooshyar Hossini
Department of Environmental Health Engineering
Faculty of Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences
Kermanshah
Iran


Ghazaleh Mirbolouki Tochaei
Tehran
Iran


Mehrdad Farrokhi
Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Health
Rasht
Iran


Mehrdad Moslemzadeh
Tehran
Iran


Saeid Ildari
Tehran
Iran


Mostafa Mahdavianpour
Department of Environmental Health Engineering
Abadan
Iran




Reviews

Review 1

"...provides a good and comprehensive perspective on nitrogen removal processes in wastewater treatment." - Somaye Akbari, PhD, Environmental Health Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran


Review 2

"This book should appeal to a broad audience."

Mahmood Taghavi, Ph.D., Gonabad, Iran


Review 3

"A very useful document in nitrogen processing for water."

Seyedeh Yasaman Shajaripour, Iran university of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran


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