Using filtration as a technology to remove pollutants in domestic wastewater

Andiny Widya Utari, Herdis Herdiansyah

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Abstract

Most of the wastewater produced comes from household activities. Household wastewater currently tends to be directly disposed into water bodies without prior treatment. As a result, the concentration of pollutants, especially TSS and COD in the waters became high. It is necessary to manage household wastewater, so that the disposed waste is still within safe limits that do not pollute the environment. Filtration is one of treatment methods which is generally used in the processing of clean water, but the materials used in the filtration process also have the ability to reduce pollutant levels in wastewater. This study aims to find out that filtration can be used as a method of household wastewater treatment. The method in this study is to conduct a trial using a simple filtration method to analyse the decrease in household waste levels. The result shows that the percentage of TSS and COD removal are 79.01% and 77.84%. The conclusion in this study is that filtration can be used as a method of household wastewater treatment because the material used can reduce the concentration of TSS and COD to below the specified quality standard.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012025
JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Volume725
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jan 2020
Event3rd Nommensen International Conference on Technology and Engineering 2019, NICTE 2019 - Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia
Duration: 25 Jul 201926 Jul 2019

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