Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2016

  • Use of Slow Sand Filtration to Complement Conventional Sewage Treatment Methods During Dry and Wet Seasons

    Chebor Joel, Lizzy A. Mwamburi, Ezekiel K. Kiprop, Becky N. Aloo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2016
    Pages: 18-23
    Received: 16 August 2016
    Accepted: 12 October 2016
    Published: 8 November 2016
    Abstract: Conventional sewage treatment methods mostly do not treat wastewater adequately hence posing a huge problem to the survival of the aquatic life when released to the waterway. The objectives of the study were to evaluate the effect of seasonal variations on performance of both conventional sewage treatment and laboratory based 0.1 mm sand filter and... Show More