The Wastewater Quality of the Combined Cycle Power Plant of Montazer Ghaem for Re-using In Agriculture

Document Type : REVIEW PAPER

Authors

1 University

2 IAU Parand

10.22034/ap.2019.584019.1038

Abstract

When the source of irrigation water is wastewater, then there are concerns about the pollution of crop products, the contact of farm workers with pathogens and environmental tensions on the farm''s surface. The purpose of this applied research was to investigate the quality of the wastewater of the combined cycle plant of Montazer Ghaem for re-using in agriculture. In this study, the characteristics of inlet wastewater and outlet effluent from the urban wastewater treatment plant of Montazer Ghaem were investigated based on the statistics of the period of operation and sampling. During the study, the effects of the medium –term usage on the physical and chemical properties of the soil and several plants affected by this water were studied. For this purpose,three samples from the inlet wastewater and three samples of outlet effluents of the treatment plants were provided and 11 sewage quality parameters were tested. Also, three soil samples were prepared from 0 to 30 cm depths from adjacent lands under irrigation with wastewater and a control sample and their physical and chemical properties were determined. Analysis of the changes in the physicochemical parameters showed that, except for the pH which was approximately constant, all parameters including EC, TDS, COD, BOD, turbidity, fat, oil, heavy metals (Fe, Ni, Cr, Cd, Cu, V) in the inlet wastewater were decreased after refining and leaving the treatment plant. However, some of the parameters were higher than standard levels which indicate the improper performance of the refineries in the removal of physico-chemical contaminants

Keywords


Anarakoli M, Haairipour A, (2014) Study of water quality in Sefidrood River in the city of Roodbar. Quarterly Journal of Wetland Ecology - Azad University of Ahwaz - Sahl-e-Shah 25:32 ̶̶ 43.
Atalemkhi S,  Gholami M,  GhorbanpourA, (2014) Measurement and Monitoring of Organic Materials and Nutrients along the Chenaran River Bojnourd. Journal of Safety Improvement and Propagation of Injuries, 3: 67 ̶̶ 74.
Ebadati N, (2017) Statistical Analysis of Dez River Water Quality, Southwest of Iran, Anthropogenic Pollution Journal,1(1)): 46-60
Hu G, Bi S, Xu G, Zhang Y,  Mei  X. and Li  A, (2015). Distribution and assessment of heavy metals off the Changjiang River mouth and adjacent area during the past century and the relationship of the heavy metals with anthropogenic activity.  Marine pollution bulletin,  96(1),434  ̶̶  440.
 Khara h, Mazlomi H,  Akbarzadeh M,  Gholipur S, Ahmadnejad M, Leader M,  Water quality assessment of the Ashmak river (Gilan province). (2011). Fisheries magazine Free Branch Free City. 5-S 3-4-5-41.
Liu  J, Yin P , Chen  B , Gao  F, Song H, and Li M. , (2016)Distribution and contamination assessment of heavy metals in surface sediments of the Luanhe River Estuary, northwest of the Bohai Sea. Marine pollution bulletin.
Liu  R,  Men C,  Liu  Y,  Yu W,  Xu  F. and Shen  Z, (2016) Spatial distribution and pollution evaluation of heavy metals in Yangtze estuary sediment. Marine pollution bulletin.
McCarthy D, Fietcher T, Tom M,  (2014) Heavy Metal Contamination of Vegetables Irrigated by Urban Stormwater. A Matter of Time, 9(11).
Nguyen  T, T, H,  Zhang  W, Li, Z , Li, J, Ge  C,  Liu  J, Bai  X,  Feng  H, and Yu L, (2016) Assessment of heavy metal pollution in Red River surface sediments, Vietnam. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 
Safavi H, Ahmadi A, ( 2013). Qualitative zoning of the river using the combined method of analysis of the main components and Fuzzy classification analysis. Water Magazine, 5: 31 ̶̶ 20.
Sindern S, Tremöhlen  M, Dsikowitzky L, Grone  L, Schwarzbauer J , Siregar  T, Ariyani  F. and Irianto  H,  E, (2016). Heavy metals in river and coast sediments of the Jakarta Bay region (Indonesia) Geogenic versus anthropogenic sources. Marine Pollution Bulletin.
Worship N, Hushmandzadeh (2014) Determination of the water quality of the Dezroz River at Dezful Hydrometeorology Station – Ecohydrology, 1: 2 ̶̶ 69.
Zolfaghari. M.A. - Ahmadi .A.Z. 2014 Development of Pollution Flow Allocation Policy in the River Using Social Stress Approach - Journal of Water and Sewage 6: 46 ̶̶ 36.