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Bioreactor processing of wastewater

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A bioreactor tank is internally partitioned into two chambers within which wastewater is respectively aerated and from which a bacteria purified permeate is withdrawn after filtration, while a high bacteria content remnant is recycled between the chambers to repeatedly undergo biological treatment by aeration within one of the tank chambers.

Inventors: 
Shen, David C.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Environmental Technology
FIle Date: 
2003-06-18
Grant Date: 
2005-11-15
Grant time: 
881 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
16
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY