Your web browser is out of date.

Update your browser for better security, speed and to get the best experience on this website.

Update your browser

Lagoons

A lagoon is a large shallow reservoir with a sealed base which is filled with sludge, and the solids allowed to settle. Over a drying/dewatering operational cycle of several months, water is lost through evaporation while the solids form a thick layer at the base of the lagoon, stabilised by anaerobic biological processes

Advert
Advert
Advert

Lagoons features and blogs

Fig. 4.  SP filtrate and acidified sludge samples
Feature

Phosphorus recovery by sludge acidification and dewatering

A pilot-scale Danish study of phosphorus extraction from acidified anaerobic and aerobic sludge samples has revealed removal to be more effective from anaerobic sludges, even though the digested sludge alkalinity increases the total acid demand.

Read article

More Lagoons topics…

More process and operation topics…