Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2018 DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2018.06.035 View full text
E. Raper, T. Stephenson, D.R. Anderson, R. Fisher, A. Soares

Abstract: Bioaugmentation of activated sludge processes through the addition of microorganisms is employed with the aim of enhancing treatment, in particular the removal of priority pollutants. With industrial wastewaters, studies have covered target pollutants including ammonia and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): compounds that are regulated around the globe. However, bioaugmentation is a technique that has been associated with doubt in regard to its ability to benefit treatment processes. Failure of bioaugmen…

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