Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2016 DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2016.05.020 View full text
Mohammed Haji Alhaji, Khairuddin Sanaullah, Soh-Fong Lim, Afrasyab Khan, Cirilo N. Hipolito, Mohammad O. Abdullah, Showkat A. Bhawani, Tahir Jamil

Abstract: a b s t r a c tThis review provides insight into various techniques utilized for the treatments of palm oil mill effluents (POME). Generally, POME treatment is achieved in two ways, these are (1) pretreatment stages, involving majorly the reduction of oil and grease and suspended matter and (2) an advanced treatment stage, in which wastewater contaminants (e.g. BOD 5 , COD) are reduced to standard discharge limits. Different methods utilized in the treatment of POME such as coagulation-flocculation, anaerobic…

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