Technical Bulletin No. 0818: Literature Review on Micronutrients in Aerobic Biological Wastewater Treatment

This report addresses micronutrients, which are essential to the microbial activity underpinning the biological treatment of wastewater. General information on micronutrients relative to microbial nutrition and aerobic wastewater treatment is presented. Substances known or purported to enhance microbial growth and metabolic activity are discussed within the categories of trace elements and growth factors.