Low-rate biological treatment systems

From WaterWiki.net

Revision as of 06:56, 20 December 2009 by WikiBot (Talk | contribs)
(diff) ←Older revision | Current revision (diff) | Newer revision→ (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

Systems that use biological processes to treat wastewater in large basins, usually earthen ponds (WHO 2006).

Other Definitions


Interpretations and Explanations

Characterized by long hydraulic retention times. Examples of low-rate biological treatment processes include waste stabilization ponds, wastewater storage and treatment reservoirs and constructed wetlands (WHO 2006).


WHO (2006) Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater


WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)

See also

External Resources


5483 Rating: 1.7/5 (15 votes cast)