JWARP  Vol.8 No.11 , October 2016
Why Should We Bother on Measurement in Wastewater Treatment Operation?
Abstract: The question of wastewater treatment and control is reflected from a very specific viewpoint: the low priority given to accurate and useful measurements within wastewater treatment. The matter is discussed from four various perspectives, that may be labelled “Legal understanding”; “Needs for accurate measurement results already in the planning and design stage”; “The measurement problem and human behaviour”; “The understanding of the short term and long term dynamics and changes in pollution and flow loads on a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP)”. All these aspects bring about much improved needs for an accurate and frequent measurement scheme both for pollutants and flows entering a WWTP. The conclusion is stated as follows: A far more and well elaborated on-line measurement system at the plants would become a needed tool for improved water environment protection at lower costs.
Cite this paper: Morling, S. (2016) Why Should We Bother on Measurement in Wastewater Treatment Operation?. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 8, 982-989. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2016.811079.

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