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Table 2 Reactor hydraulic properties

From: Advanced treatment of effluent extended aeration process using biological aerated filter (BAF) with natural media: modification in media, design and backwashing process

Parameter Unit Value
Hydraulic retention time min 60
Wastewater flow rate L/m2 s 0.22
Back wash flow rate L/m2 s 1.6
Flow rate of aeration pump L/m2 s 0.9
Reverse aeration pump flow rate L/m2 s 7.3
Average organic loading Kg COD/m3 d 0.76
Mean dissolved oxygen mg/L 5
Inlet discharge to the reactor mL/L 100