Recovering Nitrogen as a Solid without Chemical Dosing: Bio-Electroconcentration for Recovery of Nutrients from Urine
Pablo Ledezma, Johannes Jermakka, Jurg Keller, Stefano Freguia
Environmental Science & Technology Letters | AMER CHEMICAL SOC | Published : 2017
Awarded by Australian Research Council Project
This work was funded by Australian Research Council Project LP 150100402 in partnership with Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU) and ABR Process Development. The authors thank Profs. J. Leina, K. Rabaey, W. Verstraete, and B. Logan for fruitful discussions about this work and Dr. B. C. Donose for help with spectroscopic analyses. This work was performed in part at the Queensland node of the Australian National Fabrication Facility, a company established under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy to provide nano and microfabrication facilities for Australia's researchers. Finally, the authors acknowledge the support of C. Chapman and M. Mulliss from QUU, A. Blunn and C. Ross from ABR, and D. Anderson of the GWA group (Caroma) toward the piloting of the BEC technology in 2017.