Biological Filtration of Industrial Effluent Water: A Successful Case Study

Organization: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Pages: 8
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1988
The production of 100,000 tonnes per year of synthetic rutile from the processing of ilmenite, coal and copperas (iron sulphate) produces 200 cubic metres per hour of effluent water. A 2.0 hectare biological filter, comprising natural and man- made wetlands, has been built into the last stage of the effluent water treatment system. It is an area of shallow water (
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