Sludge accumulation and distribution impact the hydraulic performance in waste stabilisation ponds
Liah X Coggins, Marco Ghisalberti, Anas Ghadouani
Water Research | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2017
Awarded by Australian Research Council
This project was funded by Water Corporation of Western Australia R&D grants, and an Australian Research Council Linkage grant (LP130100856). We wish to thank A. Chua, D. Italiano and T. Rintoul from the Water Corporation for all their help with fieldwork, suggestions and sourcing information, E. S. Reichwaldt for her valuable advice and help with fieldwork, D. Morgan for collecting sludge judge data, J. Sounness for setup, calibration and validation of the model, S. Wijeratne from UWA and J.P. Antenucci from DHI Australia for assistance with MIKE21, C. Bosserelle for making the idea of SludgePro a reality with his extensive knowledge of programming, C. E. Bluteau and V. Etminan for help and advice with plots, and two anonymous reviewers and the editor, Prof. M. van Loosdrecht, for their comments and suggestions. L. X. Coggins was supported by a Prescott Postgraduate Scholarship from The University of Western Australia, and the TasWater Wastewater Engineering Scholarship.