volume 39, issue 19, P4824-4834 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2005.09.036
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Eakalak Khan, Ousmane Sy-Savane, Rungrod Jittawattanarat

Abstract: Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and biodegradable dissolved organic carbon (BDOC) measure the amount of biodegradable organics in water samples using mixed culture seeds. The BOD method relies on the dissolved oxygen reduction while the BDOC procedure, which is more novel, is based on the dissolved organic carbon decrease during the incubation. In this study, three commercial BOD seeds, namely BOD Seed, Bi-Chem and Polyseed, were tested as inocula for BDOC measurement. Standard solutions, secondary effluent an…

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