International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications

Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Comparative Analysis of the Energy Consumption of Different Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Renan Barroso Soares, Marina Santos Memelli, Regiane Pereira Roque, Ricardo Franci Gonçalves

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 79-86
    Received: 20 October 2017
    Accepted: 14 November 2017
    Published: 26 December 2017
    Abstract: Wastewater treatment is a process of intensive use of resources, mainly energy, which accounts for 15 to 40% of the operating costs in conventional wastewater treatment systems. With the expected demographic increase and the restrictive trend in quality standards for effluent discharge, the energy consumption tends to increase further if there are ... Show More