Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant F

This set of information contains chemical concentration values for a typical NYC wastewater treatment facility. The influent and effluent chemical concentrations are given as monthly average values unless otherwise noted.


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)30282727282826283131242427.67
SUSPENDED SOLIDS, RAW SEWAGE (mg/L)125172176180192173170177151147n/an/a166.3
SUSPENDED SOLIDS, PLANT EFFLUENT (mg/L)91485555568n/an/a7
BOD, TOTAL RAW SEWAGE (mg/L)114144156146147150152168126130n/an/a143.3
BOD, TOTAL PLANT EFFLUENT (mg/L)12141213766767n/an/a9
HEAVY METALS, INFLUENT (mg/L)
Ag, silver0.00270.00480.0180.0190.0270.00640.00360.0190.0150.00520.0130.00320.0114
As, arsenic0.000420.000490.00110.00180.00130.000520.00060.00120.00090.000520.000770.000660.00086
Be, beryllium0.000080.000030.000030.000080.000080.000050.000050.000030.000040.000070.000080.000040.000055
Cd, cadmium0.00040.00040.000380.00060.00110.000520.000350.000780.000660.000080.000640.000070.00050
Cr, chromium0.00420.00730.00610.00860.0110.00330.00210.00520.00660.00370.0310.00390.0078
Cu, copper0.0390.0430.110.20.20.120.0490.150.10.0690.180.0330.108
Hg, mercury0.000160.000060.000190.000820.00050.000350.000110.00160.000060.00010.000820.000080.00040
Ni, nickel0.00760.0690.0220.0190.0250.0160.0110.0160.0210.0140.0340.0170.023
Pb, lead0.00660.00760.0230.0390.00590.0160.0080.0260.0160.0110.0920.00540.021
Zn, zinc0.0760.0840.150.290.270.130.070.20.140.0980.270.0480.152
HEAVY METALS, EFFLUENT (mg/L)
Ag, silver0.000180.00110.000390.000220.00330.000720.000380.000520.000490.000570.00390.000380.0010
As, arsenic0.000420.000260.000480.000650.000410.000230.000430.000210.000560.000240.000440.000470.0004
Be, beryllium0.000080.000030.000030.000080.000080.000030.000050.000030.000030.000030.000030.000034.42E-05
Cd, cadmium0.000260.00010.000060.000030.000050.00010.000180.000030.000040.000040.000040.000030.00008
Cr, chromium0.00080.00120.00060.00110.00130.00050.0010.00060.00060.00080.0010.00040.0008
Cu, copper0.00820.00970.0240.0190.00540.00740.00840.00890.00580.00430.00570.0070.0095
Hg, mercury0.000080.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000060.000066.17E-05
Ni, nickel0.00590.00980.010.00660.00380.00360.0080.00450.00790.00630.00720.0120.0071
Pb, lead0.00050.00080.00040.00060.00090.00190.0020.00170.00160.00190.00180.0010.0013
Zn, zinc0.0510.0210.0180.0280.0170.0220.030.0170.0250.0330.0260.0290.026
NUTRIENTS, INFLUENT (mg/L)
NH3, ammonia11.6416.9814.9916.9115.3217.3218.6416.3917.3215.9319.2926.0717.23
NO20.3930.1120.0510.0210.0320.0250.060.0530.0810.0650.160.0350.091
NO30.38250.66250.2450.57880.39330.40530.30130.44680.5690.48530.590.2650.444
TKN (total kjeldahl nitrogen)27.535.830.139.736.929.639.75332.830.83764.438.11
cyanide0.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.02
organics15.8518.815.1722.7521.5812.2321.0536.615.4514.8517.6838.3520.86
phosphates-ortho1.8232.3172.4282.2772.4632.3552.793.1382.722.4242.84.4992.670
phosphates-total3.9756.4665.9736.3936.4924.8366.16310.2895.14.4635.33711.8376.444
NUTRIENTS, EFFLUENT (mg/L)
NH3, ammonia5.26.3410.1410.195.484.295.655.566.746.79.2413.087.38
NO20.3030.3020.3130.610.4610.3630.3440.40.4290.3450.5610.4010.403
NO32.92232.73552.053.15254.21585.04955.52056.07985.38784.00053.3451.3493.817
TKN (total kjeldahl nitrogen)12.611.813.313.38.35.87.37.29.38.5121610.45
cyanide0.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.02
organics7.435.433.133.082.81.481.631.62.531.832.782.93.05
phosphates-ortho1.4151.4832.1432.3242.2442.4092.6363.0652.752.0650.9081.5552.083
phosphates-total2.8752.7462.4652.6453.4862.9872.8983.183.392.3951.4142.9822.789

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

E-Mail Address: baccay@cooper.edu