Study of Soil Biotechnology for Waste Water Treatment

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2020 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 7 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Bhuvanesh Gawad, Swati Dhurve, Hitesh Vanmali, Mayuresh Patil
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Bhuvanesh Gawad, Swati Dhurve, Hitesh Vanmali, Mayuresh Patil, "Study of Soil Biotechnology for Waste Water Treatment," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 7,  no. 3, pp. 8-12, 2020. Crossref,


Water is one of the world's most valuable resources, yet it is under constant threat due to climate changes, resulting in drought, explosive population growth, and waste. India is completely dependent on the monsoons to meet its annual water demand. Reclamation and reuse of the Wastewater would help minimize the overall supply of water. The amount of non-potable water generated in the Class 1 Cities has a population of n more than 1 la, is approximately 35,558 Million liters/day. This water goes directly into the septic tanks and becomes Wastewater. SBT involves removing organic matter by adsorption, followed by biological degradation and oxygen supply by natural aeration to the treatment system. The photosynthetic activity of green cover serves as a bio-indicator for the kind of micro-habitat in SBT. The SBT is designed to provide the requisite filtration, aeration, and biochemical processing to remove toxicity, including BOD, COD, nitrate, phosphate, suspended solids, color, odor, and bacteria. Unlike a conventional STP or septic tank where periodically the sludge has to be offloaded, everything is consumed within the plant in this SBT based STP. Raw sewage is pumped to a customized media bed for around five hours (dependent on load and capacity), and clean water flows into the collection tank.


Soil Biotechnology Plant, Chemical Oxygen Demand, Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Bio-Reactor.


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