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António Mendes Lopes (editor), Jiazhong Zhang(editor)
António Mendes Lopes (editor)

University of Porto, Portugal


Jiazhong Zhang (editor)

School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province 710049, China

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A Systematic Review on Anaerobic Textile Industrial Wastewater Treatment: Influence of Processes, Microbial Communities and Bioreactors

Journal of Environmental Accounting and Management 8(1) (2020) 73--91 | DOI:10.5890/JEAM.2020.03.006

Innocent Tayari Mwizerwa$^{1}$, Yu Wang$^{1}$, Xiaoguang Chen$^{2}$,$^{3}$

$^{1}$ College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, China

$^{2}$ School of Mechanical Engineering, Sichuan Provincial Key Lab of Process Equipment and Control, Sichuan University of Science & Engineering, Zigong, 643000, China

$^{3}$ Textile Pollution Control Engineering Center of Ministry of Environmental Protection, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, China

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Anaerobic textile wastewater treatment has become popular in industrial textile treatment for decades. Therefore, the influence of processes, microbial community and bioreactor relevance need to be updated. This paper provides reviewed literature of processes, microbial communities and bioreactors used in anaerobic textile wastewater treatment. These include; temperature, organic loading rate (OLR), up flow velocity, sludge retention time (SRT) as well as hydraulic retention time (HRT) and particle size distribution. Archaea and bacteria as the main groups of microbial communities involved in the treatment of textile wastewater compounds have been highlighted. Expanded granular sludge bed reactor, internal circulation reactor (IC), anaerobic baffled reactor (AnBR), membrane coupled high-rate reactors (MCHR), membrane coupled systems, up-flow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor (UASB) and spiral symmetry stream anaerobic reactors (SSSAB) were also reviewed.


The authors would like to thank the collaboration and contribution of our research group. Special thanks go to International Cultural Exchange School, ICES- Donghua university for the funding.


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