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Performance of Horizontal Roughing Filters for Wastewater: A review

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Environmental science and Technology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, INDIA
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Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 1, Issue (2), Pages 53-55, September,22 (2012)


Horizontal roughing filter (HRF) technology is a low cost treatment technology based on physical process to treat wastewater by removing contaminant like COD, BOD, turbidity and suspended solids for a wide range of applications in domestic as well as industrial applications. This article describes different component of horizontal roughing filter including design parameter. This paper intends to provide an overall vision of Horizontal roughing filter technology as an alternative method for treating wastewater in different Industrial applications. The present review focus on existing types of roughing filter, mechanisms of particle removal and applicability of HRF system for treating wastewater


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