Schering, Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Bergkamen, Germany
Client:Schering AG
Location:Bergkamen, Germany
Start-up:2003
Capacity:4,800 m3/d

Description:

  • The Membrane Bioreactor plant of Schering’s Bergkamen based facility purifies effluents from chemical manufacturing for direct discharge into the Lippe river. The MBR has an organic load corresponding to 130,000 p.e.. It is thus the largest MBR used in German industry.
  • Technology:
    • Activated sludge process – denitrification
    • Activated sludge process – nitrification
    • Membrane bioreactor (Zenon)
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