Progress

 

The following papers have been published in international peer reviewed journals and were supported by the LEF-BIOWASTE project:

  • Malamis, E. Katsou, N. Frison, S. Di Fabio, C. Noutsopoulos, F. Fatone (2013) Start-up of the completely autotrophic nitrogen removal process using low activity anammox inoculum to treat low strength UASB effluent, Biores. Technol. 148, 467–473.
  • Katsou, S. Malamis, N. Frison, F. Fatone (2015) Coupling the treatment of low strength anaerobic effluent with fermented biowaste for nutrient removal via nitrite, J. Environ, Manage. 149, 108-117.
  • Frison, A. Chiumenti, E. Katsou, S. Malamis, D. Bolzonella, F. Fatone, Mitigating off-gas emissions in the biological nitrogen removal via nitrite process treating anaerobic effluents, Journal of Cleaner Production, accepted.
  • Longo, E. Katsou, S. Malamis, N. Frison, D. Renzi, F. Fatone, (2015) Recovery of volatile fatty acids from fermentation of sewage sludge in municipal wastewater treatment plants, Biores. Technol. 175, 436-444.
  • Frison, E. Katsou, S. Malamis, F. Fatone, in press, A novel scheme for denitrifying biological phosphorus removal via nitrite from nutrient-rich anaerobic effluents in a short-cut sequencing batch reactor, Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. DOI: 10.1002/jctb.456.

 

Six presentations were made at four International Conferences in order to disseminate the project. Specifically the following presentations were made

  • S. Malamis, N. Frison, E. Katsou, D. Bolzonella, F. Fatone, Applying the autotrophic nitrogen removal process for the treatment of anaerobic pig slurry, 2nd IWA Specialized Conference EcoSTP, 23-27th June 2014, Verona, Italy, POSTER
  • E. Katsou, S. Malamis, A. Jelic, N. Frison, F. Cecchi, F. Fatone, Integrated UASB-SBR scheme for the co-treatment of domestic wastewater and organic waste, 2nd IWA Specialized Conference EcoSTP, 23-27th June 2014, Verona, Italy, ORAL  
  • N. Frison, A. Chiumenti, E. Katsou, S. Malamis, D. Bolzonella, F. Fatone, Gaseous emissions from the biological via nitrite nitrogen removal process treating anaerobically co-digested effluents, International Conference AdaptTOClimate, 26-28th March 2014, Nicosia, Cyprus, ORAL
  • S. Malamis, E. Katsou, S. Di Fabio, N. Frison, C. Noutsopoulos, F. Fatone, Anammox Start-up using low activity inoculum to treat low-strength UASB effluent, (CEST2013), 13thInternational Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, 5-7th September 2013, Athens, Greece, ORAL.
  • E. Katsou, S. Malamis, N. Frison, J. Santos Silva, V. Grace Barros, F. Fatone, The effect of nitrogen loading rate on short-cut nutrients removal from low strength UASB effluent for decentralized communities, IWA Regional Conference on Waste and Wastewater Management, Science and Technology (WWMST), 26-28th June 2013, Lemesos, Cyprus, ORAL 
  • T. Alvarino, E. Katsou, S. Malamis, S. Suarez, F. Omil, F. Fatone, Inhibition of biomass activity in nitrogen removal processes via nitrite by veterinary pharmaceuticals, IWA Regional Conference on Waste and Wastewater Management, Science and Technology (WWMST), 26-28th June 2013, Lemesos, Cyprus, ORAL

  

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Deliverable

WP

Deadline

Status

D1

Report on the development of the bench-scale UASB-SBR (photos, flow chart, technical description)

1

03/04/2013

 

Completed

D2

Report on the trial operation of the bench-scale UASB-SBR

1

03/06/2013

Completed

D3

Report on the effect of different feed waste mixtures on process performance of the UASB-SBR

2

03/10/2014

 

Completed

D4

Report on the impact of operating parameters on UASB performance

2

03/10/2014

Completed

D5

Report on the effect of operating parameters on short-cut nitrogen removal

2

03/10/2014

 

Completed

D6

Report on the comparison of Anammox performance in the UASB reactor and in separate reactor

2

03/10/2014

 

 

Completed

D7

Report on the post treatment of anaerobic effluents using SBR

3

03/01/2015

Completed

D8

Report on the post treatment of anaerobic effluents using SBR-MBR

3

03/04/2015

Ongoing

D9

Report on the post treatment of anaerobic effluents using zeolite

3

03/06/2015

Ongoing

D10

Report on the examination of the pilot UASB-SBR-ANR performance for different feed mixes and operating conditions

4

03/08/2016

 

Ongoing

D11

Report on the optimization of shortcut nitrogen removal.

4

03/08/2016

 

D12

Report on the fate and removal of selected micropollutants in the bench scale UASB-SBR-ANR

5

03/10/2014

 

D13

Report on the fate and removal of selected micropollutants in the pilot scale UASB-SBR-ANR

5

03/08/2014

 

D14

Report on the impact of non-conventional and emerging pollutants on the ammonium oxidizing and Anammox bacteria

5

03/10/2014

 

D15

Report of LCA of the UASB-SBR-ANR and CASPs

6

03/12/2016

 

D16

Report on the multi-criteria analysis of the UASB-SBR-ANR and CASPs

6

03/12/2016

 

D17

Website CD

7

03/03/2013

Completed and regularly updated

D18

2 Workshop material (50 copies*2 sets)

7

03/11/2014

03/04/2016

 

D19a

E-newsletters (2 sets)

7

03/09/2013

03/09/2015

 

D19b

TV talk & newspaper articles

7

 

 

D20

100 CD-ROM with Conference Proceedings,

7

03/12/2016

 

D21

8 published research papers

7

 

On going

D22

10 publications in Conference Proceedings

7

 

On going

D23

1st  progress report

8

03/06/2013

Completed

D24

2nd progress report

8

03/12/2013

Completed

D25

3rd progress report

8

03/06/2014

Completed

D26

4th progress report

8

03/06/2015

 

D27

5th progress report

8

03/12/2015

 

D28

6th progress report

8

03/06/2016

 

D29

Interim report

8

31/01/2015

 

D30

Final report

8

03/12/2016