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If you own or operate a small or mid-sized industry, you may think that wastewater management is only a concern for large industries. However, this is not the case. Wastewater treatment and its proper management is just as important for small and mid-sized industries, and here’s why. Why treat your industry wastewater? Wastewater treatment is […]
Many industrial units in India treat their waste in Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP). They avoid having an on-site wastewater treatment facility due to high capital and operating costs. Many industries don’t have access to the water body even through the pipelines; hence they rely on municipal wastewater treatment plants to recycle the effluent.
Typically a wastewater treatment plant undergoes three significant processes: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary, out of which the biological treatment phase falls under the secondary stage. The biological treatment phase is mainly of two types: Aerobic Treatment and Anaerobic Treatment.
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Every year, India generates almost 62 million tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW), roughly half of which is organic. This organic waste, when decomposed, produces methane when disposed off irresponsibly. Rather than emitting this toxic gas directly into the air, it can be used in biogas production to help curb pollution, improve livelihoods and enhance the quality of life. Many industrial sectors treat their wastewater with the help of biological processes. The anaerobic process produces biogas that can run the operations at the treatment plant. This helps in saving costs on electricity and fossil fuels.
Did you know that 17 to 20% of industrial water pollution comes from the textile dyeing and finishing industries? They are considered one of the largest wastewater producers as a large amount of water is required for different processes.
With the rise in the economy, meat consumption in India has grown. Nearly 70% of people in India prefer nonvegetarian food. In 2020, the population of India had consumed over six million tonnes of meat. According to the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, India accounts for 2.18 per cent of global meat production. It ranks sixth after China, The United States of America, Brazil, Russia and Germany.
The brewery industry is the most traditional industry that manufactures alcoholic beverages. Beer production requires a large quantity of water, especially in the brewing and filling processes. Even though the production process varies in the different breweries, these industries discharge significant effluents. The brewery industry is considered an important economic segment of the country. However, the byproducts generated, including mashing and yeast surplus, are responsible for causing pollution when mixed with the effluents such as sugar, soluble starch, ethanol and volatile fatty acids.