Odour and corrosion mitigation in the Elanora catchment using model-based network chemical dosing

Corrie, Shaun, Sharma, Keshab, Wilson, Mark, Sikdar, Swapan and Ziebarth, Kara (2010). Odour and corrosion mitigation in the Elanora catchment using model-based network chemical dosing. In: Australian Water Association Scientific Committee, Ozwater'10: Australia's national water conference and exhibition. Ozwater'10, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (). 8-10 March 2010.

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Author Corrie, Shaun
Sharma, Keshab
Wilson, Mark
Sikdar, Swapan
Ziebarth, Kara
Title of paper Odour and corrosion mitigation in the Elanora catchment using model-based network chemical dosing
Conference name Ozwater'10
Conference location Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Conference dates 8-10 March 2010
Proceedings title Ozwater'10: Australia's national water conference and exhibition
Place of Publication Artarmon, NSW, Australia
Publisher Australian Water Association
Publication Year 2010
Sub-type Fully published paper
ISBN 9781921335099
1921335092
Editor Australian Water Association Scientific Committee
Total pages 10
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Abstract/Summary The Elanora Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)experiences ongoing odour issues related to highly septic influent. The UQ Sewer Model was built and applied to each of the three trunk rising mains serviced by the WWTP. Full scale chemical dosing trials were then completed for the largest of the three mains, using locations and dosing rates predicted by the model, for magnesium hydroxide(MHL), ferric chloride and oxygen injection. The field data and model results from the trials were then used to validate the model, so it could be applied to the remaining two trunk mains, to provide an optimal chemical dosing strategy for odour control at the Elanora WWTP. The model dosing rates were then assessed based on dissolved sulfide and total odour reduction, cost and availability of the chemical, safety of the dosing operation, and impact on WWTP performance. A permanent chemical dosing strategy using MHL has been proposed based on its safer operation, positive impact on the WWTP and more effective long-term odour control within the network and at the WWTP.
Q-Index Code E1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Presented during "Odour management" as Abstract 106.

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