Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 436–440 | Cite as

Treatment of chitin-producing wastewater by micro-electrolysis-contact oxidization

  • Yang Yue-ping 
  • Xu Xin-hua 
  • Chen Hai-feng 
Environmental Science


The technique of micro-electrolysis-contact oxidization was exploited to treat chitin-producing wastewater. Results showed that Fe−C micro-electrolysis can remove about 30% CODcr, raise pH from 0.7 to 5.5. The CODcr removal efficiency by biochemical process can be more than 80%. During a half year's operation, the whole system worked very stably and had good results, as proved by the fact that every quality indicator of effluent met the expected discharge standards; which means that chitin wastewater can be treated by the technique of micro-electrolysis, contact oxidization.

Key words

Chitin-producing wastewater Wastewater treatment Micro-electrolysis Contact oxidization 

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CLC number

X52 X131 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Yue-ping 
    • 1
  • Xu Xin-hua 
    • 1
  • Chen Hai-feng 
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Environmental EngineeringZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Yuhang Environmental Protection BureauHangzhouChina

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