Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant B

The chemicals typically treated in a municipal wastewater facility are listed. The influent and effluent chemical concentration values are listed also. The numerical values are given as monthly averages except where it is noted otherwise. This facility is located in the NYC area.


YEARLY AVERAGE
PARAMETERS APR 94 MAY 94 JUNE 94 JULY 94 AUG 94 SEPT 94 OCT 94 NOV 94 DEC 94 JAN 95 FEB 95 MAR 95
FLOW (MGD)264263268283273261252261245241241229256.75
SUSPENDED SOLIDS, RAW SEWAGE (mg/L)9498104848392919591101n/an/a93.3
SUSPENDED SOLIDS, PLANT EFFLUENT (mg/L)121516967121178n/an/a10.3
BOD, TOTAL RAW SEWAGE (mg/L)97908169778094968697n/an/a86.7
BOD, TOTAL PLANT EFFLUENT (mg/L)14131297899910n/an/a10
HEAVY METALS, INFLUENT (mg/L)
Ag, silver0.0020.00240.00290.00120.0030.00520.00460.000970.00230.00260.00190.00350.0027
As, arsenic0.000340.000540.000520.000730.000390.000580.000640.000570.000720.000360.000610.000840.00057
Be, beryllium0.000080.000030.000030.000080.000080.000030.000050.000030.000030.000030.000030.000054.58E-05
Cd, cadmium0.000240.000130.00010.000190.000190.000290.00050.000030.000110.000570.000180.00580.00069
Cr, chromium0.00780.00230.00290.00710.0120.00630.00250.00410.00180.00470.00410.00240.0048
Cu, copper0.0470.0510.0540.0390.0440.0440.0380.0350.0380.0550.0350.0450.044
Hg, mercury0.000150.000150.000210.000070.000180.000190.000160.000090.000060.00030.000130.000060.00015
Ni, nickel0.00320.00340.00150.0040.00430.00680.00360.0010.00250.00570.00220.0120.0042
Pb, lead0.00680.00720.0140.00880.00870.00690.010.00710.00560.0190.00550.0290.0107
Zn, zinc0.0560.0590.0410.0650.0510.0540.0460.0440.0470.0820.050.10.058
HEAVY METALS, EFFLUENT (mg/L)
Ag, silver 0.000450.00080.0010.000220.000250.000340.00110.000550.000450.00070.000550.00180.00068
As, arsenic 0.000270.000520.000430.000610.000380.000430.000410.000480.000510.000260.000540.000720.00046
Be, beryllium 0.000080.000030.000060.000080.000080.000040.000050.000030.000030.000030.000030.000030.0000475
Cd, cadmium 0.000050.000050.000030.000050.000060.000030.000420.000030.000040.000060.000050.000030.000075
Cr, chromium 0.00190.00120.00150.00270.00180.00130.00090.00040.00070.00050.00180.00270.0015
Cu, copper 0.00970.00930.0350.0180.010.00560.010.00910.00620.0080.00620.0120.0116
Hg, mercury 0.000080.000060.000060.000070.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.0000625
Ni, nickel 0.00150.00730.00190.00260.00310.0030.00070.0010.0010.00340.00260.00930.0031
Pb, lead 0.00120.00110.00260.00220.00140.00160.00260.00180.00140.00130.00230.0120.0026
Zn, zinc 0.0230.020.0160.0450.0180.0170.0280.0250.0230.0170.050.0590.028
NUTRIENTS, INFLUENT (mg/L)
NH3, ammonia8.5411.9411.287.367.516.2512.156.738.588.587.658.58.76
NO20.0540.120.0530.0570.0630.0330.0460.0390.0210.0430.030.0220.048
NO30.22780.28930.1060.21550.3850.13430.1120.25670.10850.2870.2050.1130.203
TKN (total kjeldahl nitrogen)2017.519.716.513.816.521.922.717.520.617.117.518.44
cyanide0.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.02
organics11.485.588.439.186.2510.289.7515.978.9512.059.599.70
phosphates-ortho1.041.3521.1381.0881.3350.9691.5921.2131.1251.41.0721.1051.202
phosphates-total2.1252.5711.8411.9251.7561.7651.9621.8172.1051.9942.7112.1952.064
NUTRIENTS, EFFLUENT (mg/L)
NH3, ammonia10.6914.0511.1911.9111.849.3814.0513.6511.211.7211.710.611.83
NO20.0680.1480.1430.1080.0950.0670.0790.0680.0840.0730.0550.0470.086
NO30.0730.16950.1550.16180.270.0730.24120.1910.12860.27440.12890.09750.1637
TKN (total kjeldahl nitrogen)15.519.12016.418.217.820.523.218.422.320.518.919.23
cyanide0.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.02
organics4.835.058.82.936.48.386.439.547.210.628.868.277.28
phosphates-ortho0.9260.9341.0621.1631.4851.0740.9721.3191.0851.1851.091.0781.114
phosphates-total1.1271.7441.4691.4391.8771.4582.1241.1651.2983.4321.391.9681.708

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

E-Mail Address: baccay@cooper.edu