Landfill Leachate: Control, Treatment and Environmental Impact

Gerardo Morrison (Editor)

Series: Environmental Remediation Technologies, Regulations and Safety
BISAC: TEC010020



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In Landfill Leachate: Control, Treatment and Environmental Impact, the treatment of landfill leachate by ozonation process was investigated. For this purpose, the ozonation experiments were carried out at high pH on the effluent of pretreated with lime. The chemical oxygen demand removal efficiencies of 43% and 55% were obtained for pre-treated with lime and ozonation processes, respectively.

Following this, the authors review the application of AnSBBR for the treatment of landfill leachate focusing on the selection of the biomass type, biomass acclimation strategy, treatment under different biodegradability conditions, kinetic studies, growth of biomass and its behavior on the inert support.

Lastly, the results obtained in the oxidation of a concentrate from reverse osmosis of a sanitary landfill leachate are discussed. A combined treatment of electrocoagulation followed by electro-fenton was applied using iron consumable anodes and the influence of the applied current intensity, process duration, initial pH and stirring speed was assessed.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. Landfill Leachate Treatment by Ozonation Process
(Melike Yalili Kilic, Department of Environmental Engineering, Bursa Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey)

Chapter 2. Biological Treatment of Landfill Leachate in an AnSBBR
(Ronan Cleber Contrera, José Alberto Domingues Rodrigues, Marcelo Zaiat and Valdir Schalch, Departamento de Engenharia Hidráulica e Ambiental, Escola Politécnica, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo-SP, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 3. Treatment of Reverse Osmosis Concentrate from Sanitary Landfill Leachate by Combined Processes: Electrocoagulation Followed by Electro-Fenton
(Oumaima Chamem, Annabel Fernandes, Christopher Pereira, Susana Coelho, Ana C. Sousa, M. Ramiro Pastorinho, Maria J. Pacheco, Lurdes Ciríaco, Moncef Zairi and Ana Lopes, Water, Energy and Environment Laboratory, National School of Engineering of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia, and others)


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