1.0 10 Organic Loading Rate (COD kg/m3d)

1.0 10 Organic Loading Rate (COD kg/m3d)

Effluent BOD from conventional activated-sludge treatment in Figure 7.35.1

Effluent BOD from conventional activated-sludge process using oxygen instead of air

Effluent TCOD of EPA's AFEB pilot plant (Oppelt and Smith 1981) Effluent BOD of Oxitron AFEB plant (Sutton, Shieh, and Kos 1981) Effluent BOD of industrial Biotower (Fouhy 1992)

FIG. 7.35.12 Relationship of COD removal efficiency and organic loading capacity for standard and AFEB aerobic and anaerobic treatment processes.

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