Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science


Author’s Name : G Shyamala | K KasiRaja | G Aravind | V Mahendran | V K Ragunandhanunnamed

Volume 04 Issue 04 2017

ISSN no :  2348-3121

Page no: 94-98

Abstract – In recent year, water crisis has been considered as a big problem in many countries in this vein, using the natural or artificial refined wastewater or irrigation and other similar application has been offered as an important and practical solution to solve the problem. In this we treat the domestic wastewater using vetiver roots and other natural materials to enhance using quality of water.This experimental was done during the November 2016-March 2017. In this study four stage treatment plants were designed and wastewater is treated through it. The difference in initial and final test result shows that the treatment process have an efficiency of the water treated from this plant is perfectly suitable for agricultural purpose of removing the dissolved solids level of 817.5mg/l to 82mg/l and other parameter such as phosphate ammonia nitrate, calcium, dissolved oxygen, biological oxygen demand, and chemical oxygen demand, it also capable of neutral the pH value of wastewater between 6.5 to 7.5.The final results shows that the water treated using this treatment plant is suitable for irrigation purpose.

Key Words – vetiveria zizanioides, wastewater treatment, neem, vetiver, domestic wastewater, sand filter


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