Faculty Advisor

Bergendahl, John Andrew

Faculty Advisor

Kasouf, Chickery J.

Faculty Advisor

O'Shaughnessy, James C.

Abstract

In the recent past, the Gardner Wastewater Treatment Facility has not consistently met permitted limits for copper discharge. The goal of this project was to gather qualitative information on the copper in the wastewater flow, such as total & dissolved copper levels, particle sizes, & possible copper sources. Testing was then conducted to determine possible treatment options. It was concluded that removing sources of contamination and chemical precipitation would provide the most effluent copper reduction.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2012

Major

Civil Engineering

Major

Management Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Advisor Department

Business

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