River pollution caused by natural stone industry

Ani Oktriani, Linda Darmajanti, Tri Edhi Budhi Soesilo

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The natural stone industry is classified as small industry. Current wastewater treatment still causes pollution in the river. This thesis aims to analyze the performance of wastewater treatment in natural stones industry. The data was collected from water quality test (parameters: temperature, pH, DO, and TSS). The wastewater treatment performance was in a slightly higher position compared to the 2nd class quality standards of Government Regulation No. 82/2001. The parameter that exceeded quality standards was the concentration of TSS, which was up to 240.8 mg/l. The high concentration of TSS was affected by the absence of sludge management schedule, which resulted in non-optimal precipitation. Besides that, the design of sedimentation basin was still not adapted with wastewater debit. Referring to the results, this study suggests the government of Cirebon District to provide wastewater treatment development through the village staff. Furthermore, the government also needs to give strict punishment to business owner who does not treat waste correctly and does not have a business license. Moreover, the sale value of sludge as byproduct of wastewater treatment needs to be increased.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Chemistry, Chemical Process and Engineering, IC3PE 2017
EditorsIs Fatimah, Gani Purwiandono
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735414914
Publication statusPublished - 17 Mar 2017
EventInternational Conference on Chemistry, Chemical Process and Engineering, IC3PE 2017 - Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 15 Nov 201616 Nov 2016

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616


ConferenceInternational Conference on Chemistry, Chemical Process and Engineering, IC3PE 2017


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