|M.Sc Student||Kostovetsky Alexandra|
|Subject||Evaluation of Energy Requirement as Influenced|
by the Level of the Primary Treatment
|Department||Department of Chemical Engineering||Supervisor||Professor Emeritus Noah Galil (Deceased)|
|Full Thesis text - in Hebrew|
Wastewater treatment plants are large energy users with excellent conservation potential. Wastewater treatment energy consumption will increase in the future due to population growth, increasingly restrictive environmental regulations, and demand for wastewater reuse.
This project has performed a general analysis of the influence of different levels of primary treatment on the overall energy consumption in a WWTP. The research objectives were to evaluate the influence of primary treatment on the energy consumption in different stages of the wastewater treatment process and on the overall energy consumption of the plant as well as on the energy production from bio-gas in the anaerobic digester. Another goal was to test the influence of the wastewater quality on the energy consumption in each alternative which was analyzed.