Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant A

This set of information comprises the typical chemicals processed by a municipal treatment facility. It consists of the numerical data for the inlet and outlet concentrations. This facility is located within the New York/New Jersey area. The chemicals are broken down into several categories to point out the diverse types of wastes treated by each plant. The data is given as monthly values with the exception of the last column which is a yearly fiscal average.


YEARLY AVERAGE
PARAMETERS APR 94 MAY 94 JUNE 94 JULY 94 AUG 94 SEPT 94 OCT 94NOV 94 DEC 94 JAN 95 FEB 95 MAR 95
BCUA FLOW (MGD) 95.817 83.453 75.682 73.655 73.455 63.92 62.094 64.496 72.356 74.274 69.073 70.816 73.258
BOD 5-DAY (INFLUENT) 170 181 203 171 165 179 195 152 155 178 189 178 176
BOD 5-DAY (EFFLUENT) 26 17 26 17 18 20 18 17 17 19 16 19 19
TSS (INFLUENT)194234262228208226275227211222237219229
TSS (EFFLUENT)25171614141815211918161718
OIL & GREASE (INFLUENT), mg/L15.12427.516.962.942.28.211.946.833.219.934.128.6
OIL & GREASE (EFFLUENT), mg/L1.51.22 U2 U2 U2 U2 U2 U1.42.31.52.71.9
AMMONIA-NITROGEN (INFLUENT), mg/L18.821.121.822.519.624.724.324.825.424.326.125.123.2
AMMONIA-NITROGEN (EFFLUENT), mg/L16.118.119.215.716.318.618.320.520.319.420.920.618.7
CYANIDE (EFFLUENT), mg/L0.060.040.110.060.050.050.060.040.040.070.070.040.06
PHOSPHATE (EFFLUENT), mg/L2.693.464.292.723.854.815.075.45.863.713.283.184.03
METAL CONCENTRATION, INFLUENT (mg/L)
Ag, silver0.0120.0170.0170.0730.0180.0170.0190.0170.0180.0120.0150.0130.0207
As, arsenic0.001030.001640.001980.002670.00150.001650.001830.0010.0010.001530.0010.00140.0015
Cd, cadmium0.00450.00440.00430.00530.00420.0040.0040.0060.0040.0040.0040.00420.0044
Cr, chromium0.0590.0180.0210.0490.0340.030.030.0820.0880.0110.0310.0490.0418
Cu, copper0.0780.1410.0680.1140.140.160.1050.090.0730.070.0860.0760.1001
Hg, mercury0.000480.000440.00050.00020.000430.00020.000630.000360.000330.000350.00030.000220.0004
Ni, nickel0.0520.0430.0150.0290.0180.030.030.0250.0380.0330.0230.0180.0295
Pb, lead0.042 U0.042 U0.042 U0.0570.042 U0.0440.0620.0460.0440.0490.042 U0.042 U0.0462
Zn, zinc0.0850.1170.1130.1150.90.1440.1410.1250.1430.1030.1280.1250.1866
METAL CONCENTRATION, EFFLUENT (mg/L)
Ag, silver0.010.0090.0070.0190.0070.010.010.010.010.010.010.010.0102
As, arsenic0.000070.001250.000680.0010.000730.000930.001080.0010.0010.000850.0010.0010.0009
Cd, cadmium0.004 U0.004 U0.004 U0.004 U0.004 U0.004 U0.00350.02680.004 U0.004 U0.004 U0.004 U0.0059
Cr, chromium0.0050.0140.0050.0160.0060.0140.0130.0270.0250.0060.0060.0220.0133
Cu, copper0.0320.0680.0380.0220.020.0410.0170.0280.020.0130.0090.0130.0268
Hg, mercury0.000230.00020.00020.00020.00020.00020.000230.00020.000290.000160.000150.00020.0002
Ni, nickel0.0130.030.0110.0150.0120.0190.0230.0080.0140.0260.0150.010.0163
Pb, lead0.0510.042 U0.0370.042 U0.042 U0.042 U0.0280.042 U0.042 U0.042 U0.042 U0.042 U0.0412
Zn, zinc0.050.0610.0540.0540.0350.0730.0530.050.0480.0480.0510.0640.0534
VOLATILE ORGANICS, INFLUENT (mg/L)
1,1,1-trichloroethane 0.00242 0.00975 0.00129 0.00078 J 0.0023 0.00149 0.00389 0.00096 J 0.00139 0.00238 0.00101 0.00679 0.0029
1,2-dichloroethene, trans0.003970.0016 U0.003630.002690.002660.001830.002540.0016 U0.00330.00330.002530.003760.0028
bromodichloromethane0.000860.000860.001010.000450.000860.000430.00070.000860.000430.000520.000210.001910.0008
chloroform0.005620.005980.005730.008270.006510.007090.03120.003330.005070.003920.004870.002870.0075
m-xylene0.01520.002790.006630.004970.003180.006050.01220.003520.00026 J0.00470.00220.003150.0054
o,p-xylenes0.0150.00262 J0.008830.006440.007760.006590.01640.009360.00136 U0.004270.00076 U0.004320.0070
tetrachloroethene0.01240.006070.01680.004280.0040.004590.01210.004240.004380.007280.004870.01440.0080
toluene0.0330.01630.006230.008550.008420.007710.01560.006590.01090.01280.01510.01480.0130
VOLATILE ORGANICS, EFFLUENT (mg/L)
1,1,1-trichloroethane0.00113 U0.004710.00113 U0.00113 U0.00031 J0.00034 J0.00113 U0.00113 U0.00045 J0.00098 J 0.00113 U0.00033 J0.0012
1,2-dichloroethene, trans0.00230.0008 U0.001430.00042 J0.00076 J0.0008 U0.0008 U0.0008 U0.001770.001420.0008 U 0.00064 U 0.0011
bromodichloromethane0.002630.001150.001020.002610.000830.00160.001230.000960.001560.001130.000520.0010.0014
chloroform0.008070.005260.006150.007350.004050.00830.003650.002820.005280.006650.005470.003160.0055
tetrachloroethene0.001990.00097 U0.003260.000990.00059 J0.00065 J0.00097 U0.000950.00097 U0.004050.000970.004650.0018
toluene0.001440.00063 U0.00210.002620.000790.000870.00063 U0.00063 U0.001970.003790.00063 U0.001110.0014
NOTE: The xylenes effluent concentrations were not given from the original data of municipal treatment plant A
ADDITIONAL COMPOUNDS, INFLUENT (mg/L)
acetone4.691.0391.5430.2693.7352.4470.6361.2880.41816.2253.6754.5723.378
2-chlorotoluene0.2060.01750.1370.01950.1090.2250.04970.01440.1130.05390.02210.03930.0839
4-chlorotoluene0.01220.0017 U0.01450.001810.02190.03180.006830.0017 U0.01460.007210.001950.005330.0101
NOTE: No effluent concentrations from this series were given by the treatment plant
BASE NEUTRALS, INFLUENT (mg/L)
bis-2-ethyl hexyl phthalate0.01742 B0.02658 B0.02180.01388 B0.1252 B0.008350.021220.023560.00742 B0.033790.021880.033090.0295
butyl benzyl phthalate0.002350.00074 J0.00450.003840.003460.004660.002420.001240.00054 J0.002670.000980.015540.0036
di-n-octyl-phthalate0.002840.00180.002120.00052 J0.006710.002270.00055 J0.001680.00025 J0.005080.006650.003810.0029
dibutyl phthalate0.005430.004120.010260.005020.00386 B0.00660.00310.001710.002850.012280.003860.006110.0054
diethyl phthalate0.00390.00083 U0.005860.00530.00082 J0.003960.005560.001940.001350.002340.001880.005780.0033
naphthalene0.003560.001090.000490.00044 J0.00026 J0.001390.0004 U0.000640.031910.001010.000750.0010.0036
BASE NEUTRALS, EFFLUENT (mg/L)
bis-2-ethyl hexyl phthalate0.10812 B0.0108 B0.017180.007380.01160.021260.011450.00241 U0.0060.003350.004270.003230.0173
butyl benzyl phthalate0.0007 J0.00019 J0.001270.00115 U0.001280.00115 U0.00115 U0.00068 J0.0001 J0.00115 U0.00012 J0.0003 J0.0008
dibutyl phthalate0.00650.002460.002830.001180.002950.00220.00090.001450.00073 U0.001450.00035 J0.00082 J0.0020
diethyl phthalate0.001990.00058 J0.00083 J0.00043 J0.000990.00085 U0.001280.0003 J0.00077 J0.001480.001020.000590.0009
di-n-octyl-phthalate0.004960.00115 U0.00086 J0.00044 J0.00067 J0.00116 U0.00180.00114 U0.00430.00116 U0.0012 U 0.00025 J0.0016
naphthalene0.001720.00019 J0.000420.00041 U0.00042 U0.000590.00012 J0.0004 U0.001250.000490.00017 J0.000320.0005
ACID FRACTION (mg/L)
phenol (influent)0.006570.008090.00810.004820.010020.00870.013980.006150.004830.006050.002750.008240.0074
phenol (effluent)0.001190.001610.003980.003880.000780.004270.001830.000410.000870.00030.000850.001030.0018

NOTE:
"U" INDICATES COMPOUND ANALYZED BUT NOT DETECTED
"B" INDICATES COMPOUND FOUND IN ASSOCIATED BLANK
"J" INDICATES COMPOUND CONCENTRATION FOUND BELOW MDL
MDL=Minimum Detectable Limit

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Last Updated: 8/14/96
Analyst/Contact: Tristan Baccay

E-Mail Address: baccay@cooper.edu