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topic 9512

Cyanid treatment


Dear sir,

I work for a wwtp in a petrochemical plant. Kindly, inform me about following problem. Is it possible to treat oily water sewer water containing 2ppm cyanid in an activated sludge system?

Best Regards,

N. Jedari
- Tabriz, Iran


This site is about metal finishing rather than petrochemicals, and our treatment systems are virtually all chemical rather than biological, so you probably won't find real experience in that issue here. But my Guess is it won't work.

Ted Mooney, Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
Pine Beach, New Jersey

February 23, 2008

I work for a ccpp in a power plant. Kindly, inform me about following problem. Is it possible to treat waste water containing 5ppm cyanid in waste water produced from boiler acid cleaning .

Abdulmajeed Eglade
- Sorman, Libya

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