Article | April 9, 2014

Addressing China's Wastewater Discharge Standards

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By Bill Stimeling, Disinfection Business Developer, America, Severn Trent Services

Since China's Contaminant Emission Standards for Urban Wastewater Treatment Plants were officially brought into effect in 2003, they have been strictly enforced by the country's environmental protection authorities. When a large wastewater treatment plant in China's largest city needed to improve its treatment capabilities to meet Class 1B discharge standards, it selected a system proven at facilities around the world to provide superior nitrification, BOD reduction and filtration of suspended solids in aerobic biological treatment applications.