Implementation of attached growth system in Malaysia: An overview

Gasim Hayder Ahmed Salih, Nur Farah Syazana Bt Mohamad Fu’Ad, Puniyarasen A.L. Perumulselum

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Abstract

Attached growth system to treat wastewater has been in practice for many years. It has been the main concern as it is using media such as slag, rock, plastic and other materials that can be used as a physical bed on which the biofilm will develop. A numerous research has been done in Malaysia by using attached growth system. However there are advantage and disadvantage of using attached growth system. Therefore, this paper presents the overview on how far the attached growth system has been implementing in terms of authorities involved and type of attached growth treatment process that has been used in Malaysia.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEngineering Challenges for Sustainable Future - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Civil, offshore and Environmental Engineering, ICCOEE 2016
EditorsNoor Amila Wan Abdullah Zawawi
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
Pages235-240
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781138029781
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2016
Event3rd International Conference on Civil, offshore and Environmental Engineering, ICCOEE 2016 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 15 Aug 201617 Aug 2016

Publication series

NameEngineering Challenges for Sustainable Future - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Civil, offshore and Environmental Engineering, ICCOEE 2016

Other

Other3rd International Conference on Civil, offshore and Environmental Engineering, ICCOEE 2016
CountryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period15/08/1617/08/16

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Engineering

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Ahmed Salih, G. H., Mohamad Fu’Ad, N. F. S. B., & Perumulselum, P. A. L. (2016). Implementation of attached growth system in Malaysia: An overview. In N. A. W. A. Zawawi (Ed.), Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Future - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Civil, offshore and Environmental Engineering, ICCOEE 2016 (pp. 235-240). (Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Future - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Civil, offshore and Environmental Engineering, ICCOEE 2016). CRC Press/Balkema. https://doi.org/10.1201/b21942-47