Technical Bulletin No. 0826: Selected Pulp and Paper Industry Experience with the Control of Nutrients in Biologically Treated Effluents

This report has been prepared to assist companies interested in reducing effluent loads of nitrogen and phosphorous. The report begins with an overview of nutrient-related water quality considerations and a discussion of the roles of nitrogen and phosphorous in biological treatment. Company experience with optimizing nutrient addition rates is summarized, as is experience with different nutrient addition strategies and the use of on-line instrumentation.