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In this section we will discuss how to
Troubleshooting and Optimize Secondary Clarifiers in a biological wastewater treatment plant
Secondary Clarifiers are a main component in a wastewater treatment plant and often under valued.
The purpose of the clarifier is two-fold.
First of all it has to act as a thickener as well as a clarifier.
The second purpose, obviously is while settling
the solids, a clear supernatant should be produced and this is the
final effluent. So yes,
Thickening up the return sludge and clarification of the effluent
are both important here.