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Table 4 Estimated composition of effluent and sludge (bottom product) after primary treatment

From: Cultivation of microalgae for biofuel production: coupling with sugarcane-processing factories

Parameter Values a
Effluent Sludge
BOD5 (mg/LWW) 828 372
COD (mg/LWW) 1540 660
TN (mg/LWW) 12 3
TP (mg/LWW) 7.4 2.6
TSS (mg/LWW) 145 217
Oil and grease (mg/LWW) 21 39
TDS (mg/LWW) 78 132
Flow rate (m3/day) 1042 32
  1. aThe values are obtained after the wastewater from the sugar factory is treated in the primary treatment plant