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Volume 138, 2017The 6th International Conference of Euro Asia Civil Engineering Forum (EACEF 2017)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||8-Sanitation and Environmental Engineering|
|Published online||30 December 2017|
Removals of colour and turbidity from stabilized leachate by using alum and glutinous rice flour dual coagulants
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
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The effects of alum and glutinous rice flour as dual coagulant on the removals of colour and suspended solid from stabilized leachate were investigated. A series of jar test were conducted by optimizing the dose and pH of single coagulant (alum and glutinous rice flour) and its combination. It was observed that low removals (colour: 46%, suspended solid: 16%) were recorded by glutinous rice as single coagulant at pH 7 and dose 1.2 g/L. However, addition of glutinous rice flour (0.12 g/L) as coagulant aid for alum at pH 6 and dose of alum 2.5g/L, show better removals of colour (86%) and suspended solid (92%) from alum. At same pH and dose of alum as single coagulant, the removals achieved only 79% and 83% of colour and suspended solid, respectively. Thus, addition of glutinous rice flour as coagulant aid improved the colour and suspended solid removals from the stabilized leachate
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