Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant E

The influent and effluent concentrations of several chemicals processed by a typical municipal wastewater treatment plant is listed in this set of data. They are given as monthly values except where it is noted. This typical 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)57565556595855555654545255.58
SUSPENDED SOLIDS, RAW SEWAGE (mg/L)95102108969310610710610098n/an/a101.1
SUSPENDED SOLIDS, PLANT EFFLUENT (mg/L)6566656446n/an/a5.4
BOD, TOTAL RAW SEWAGE (mg/L)113127132117110123116127111118n/an/a119.4
BOD, TOTAL PLANT EFFLUENT (mg/L)6544444345n/an/a4.3
HEAVY METALS, INFLUENT (mg/L)
Ag, silver0.00580.00530.00760.00430.00680.00450.00680.00680.00430.0070.00550.0055.8083E-03
As, arsenic0.000450.000510.000530.000350.000450.000220.00060.000350.000760.000450.000640.000374.7333E-04
Be, beryllium0.000080.000030.000030.000080.000080.000030.000060.000030.000040.000040.000030.000034.6667E-05
Cd, cadmium0.000210.000880.000390.000290.00110.000250.000380.000280.000280.000480.00110.000274.9250E-04
Cr, chromium0.00920.0110.0080.00890.00520.00590.0110.00920.0110.0110.00610.00588.5250E-03
Cu, copper0.0560.0520.0540.0470.0570.0390.070.0570.040.0560.0540.0445.2167E-02
Hg, mercury0.00020.000060.000090.000090.000160.000120.000210.000350.000130.000120.00020.000061.4917E-04
Ni, nickel0.0030.0170.0210.00840.0140.0130.0170.00690.00660.0110.0090.0231.2492E-02
Pb, lead0.0140.00760.00760.0080.00660.0110.00860.0140.010.0120.0120.00499.6917E-03
Zn, zinc0.120.10.0920.10.110.0720.0980.0790.0780.130.0930.0829.6167E-02
HEAVY METALS, EFFLUENT (mg/L)
Ag, silver0.000710.00120.0010.000750.000950.00110.00610.000490.000340.000640.000510.000851.2200E-03
As, arsenic0.00030.000250.000440.000280.000310.000110.000340.000230.000510.000310.000380.000393.2083E-04
Be, beryllium0.000080.000030.000030.000080.000080.000030.000050.000030.000030.000040.000030.000034.5000E-05
Cd, cadmium0.000030.000120.000130.000090.00030.000120.000120.000170.00010.000350.000340.000131.6667E-04
Cr, chromium0.00230.00640.00180.00230.00150.00210.00180.00150.00110.00310.00220.0022.3417E-03
Cu, copper0.0110.0120.0480.0130.0170.00720.0150.010.00770.00590.0090.0111.3900E-02
Hg, mercury0.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000130.000060.000060.000060.000060.000066.5833E-05
Ni, nickel0.0030.0110.0180.00470.00940.0070.00560.0050.00490.00660.00660.017.6500E-03
Pb, lead0.00080.00070.00120.00190.00060.00220.00110.0010.00080.00240.00190.0011.3000E-03
Zn, zinc0.0270.0280.0360.0430.0320.0380.0290.0320.030.030.0420.0323.3250E-02
NUTRIENTS, INFLUENT (mg/L)
NH3, ammonia14.0315.9313.7313.411.8314.213.4512.558.911.5511.3615.4513.03
organics9.7312.1510.487.637.058.258.158.0512.957.912.758.159.44
TKN (total kjeldahl nitrogen)23.828.124.22118.922.521.620.621.919.524.123.622.48
NO30.4850.5750.34750.34350.31250.05350.1670.33950.2070.24150.1360.1670.281
NO20.0950.10.0350.0150.0350.0170.0120.0580.0570.0250.0440.0420.045
phosphates-total3.163.0352.6232.512.2453.012.632.632.9452.882.3752.9752.752
phosphates-ortho1.691.7931.6031.4751.4081.5531.561.381.371.2651.151.4151.472
cyanide0.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.02
NUTRIENTS, EFFLUENT (mg/L)
NH3, ammonia5.155.969.035.464.356.024.874.645.247.637.9310.856.43
NO20.4620.5850.4370.330.2210.2760.2730.2760.2870.5060.8990.6320.432
NO33.61753.04253.997.4256.95754.82754.0914.55434.70743.35353.53932.58394.3908
TKN (total kjeldahl nitrogen)9.58.112.67.76.58.47.35.66.599.613.28.67
cyanide0.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.02
organics4.352.133.552.252.182.352.451.011.291.421.72.352.25
phosphates-ortho1.1231.2131.321.3731.141.3931.171.161.041.170.8171.1951.176
phosphates-total1.6251.5081.481.6251.3652.0531.791.4151.91.91.281.71.637

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

E-Mail Address: baccay@cooper.edu