Assessing Extractive Nutrient Recovery as a Viable Nutrient Control Alternative

Authors:

  • Wendell Khunjar and Ron Latimer - Hazen and Sawyer
  • Chirag Mehta and Damien Batstone - The University of Queensland
  • Sam Jeyanayagam - CH2M HILL

This paper presents a state of the science review of nutrient recovery technologies with a special emphasis on bridging the knowledge gap currently faced by utilities when considering nutrient recovery for nutrient management. In this paper, we suggest technology classification into accumulation-release-recovery and discuss challenges against and drivers for the implementation of these technologies. We also present an economic evaluation of seven nutrient products that can be recovered using the state of the art technologies.

For more information, contact the author at wkhunjar@hazenandsawyer.com.

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