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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(3): 2420-2429
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.603.276


Physico-Chemical and Microbiological Properties of the Sewage Sludge Produced by the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) of Toledo -Parana- Brazil
Sideney Becker Onofre1,2*, Ivan Carlos Bertoldo1,2, Dirceu Abatti2,Douglas Refosco2 and Diane Agustini3
1Universidade Comunitaria da Regiao de Chapeco - UNOCHAPECo - Centro de Ciencias Exatas e Ambientais - CEA - Programa de Pos-graduacao em Tecnologia e Gestao da Inovacao - PPGTI - Av. Senador Attilio Fontana, 591-E EFAPI - 89809-000 - Chapeco – Santa Catarina - Brasil
2Uniao de Ensino do Sudoeste do Parana - UNISEP - Av. Uniao da Vitoria, 14 – Bairro Miniguacu - 85605-040 – Francisco Beltrao - Paraná - Brasil
3Companhia de Saneamento do Parana - SANEPAR – Rua Engenheiros Reboucas, 1376, Bairro Reboucas - 80215 900 - Curitiba - Parana - Brazil
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Abstract:

This work proposes to assess the microbiological and physico-chemical characteristics and to quantify the heavy metals of the biosolids produced by the sewage treatment plant - STE, of the city of Toledo - State of Paraná - Brazil. The conclusion of this analysis is that the sewage sludge produced by the city's Sewage Treatment Plant can be categorized as a Type A sludge because it has low rates of total and thermotolerant coliforms. The physico-chemical characteristics of the dry sludge and the levels of heavy metals found proved to be an excellent indicator for the use of this material in agricultural activities.


Keywords: Biosolids, Sewage sludge, Sewage treatment.
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Sideney Becker Onofre, Ivan Carlos Bertoldo, Dirceu Abatti, Douglas Refosco and Diane Agustini. 2017. Physico-Chemical and Microbiological Properties of the Sewage Sludge Produced by the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) of Toledo - Paraná - Brazil.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(3): 2420-2429. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.603.276