News Feature | June 1, 2019

Researchers Discover Global Wastewater Bacteria Comes In Only A Few Dozen Variations

Source: Aerzen

Recent scientific research advancements at the microscopic level could help shape the future of wastewater treatment and reuse, which is critical to maintaining global health.

For starters, a study led by the University of Oklahoma is providing new insight into the microbiology of activated sludge. Researchers discovered that despite giant geographic differences, the microbial communities of activated sludge have a core of about two dozen bacterial strains.