Dairy Monitoring Articles

  • Biodegradation of dairy wastewater using bacterial and fungal local isolates

    Dairy wastewater contains high levels of organics and other pollutants. The present study was carried out to investigate the biodegradation process of dairy effluents using some locally isolated bacteria and fungi. Four different dairy effluent samples were collected from Obour and 6th October industrial cities, Egypt. Five bacterial species (Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Analysis of competitiveness of a dairy property through reverse logistics: a case study

    This paper aimed at evaluating the competitiveness of a dairy property located in the Western Paraná State that uses the reverse logistics of the animal waste produced by the activity. Therefore, we collected information related to the property and the activity by questionnaires and in loco observations seeking information regarding the drivers that affect the competitiveness of the property, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Dairy case study

    One of the world’s largest dairy product manufacturers realised that there was potentially a risk issue with one of the ingredients it used. The risk was purely hypothetical, there was no evidence of it ever having caused harm, but they knew that if the issue was raised by the regulator, they may have to cease production while a risk assessment was prepared. They therefore decided that they ...


    By Vose Software

  • Improving dairy plant operating efficiency – Antwerp, Belgium case study

    The Problem The INZA Dairy WWTP in Antwerp, Belgium was experiencing problems in the operation of its sewage treatment facilities. The problems centered on an excess concentration of foam developing on the surface of both the aerator and sedimentation tanks, excess concentrations of floating sludge in the effluent, and an overall reduction of the efficiency of the wastewater treatment ...


    By Nordevco Associates Ltd.

  • EDTA in environments subjected to disposal of dairy effluent from processing plants

    The presence of Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) in environments related to the disposal of dairy effluent has been investigated. An HPLC–UV analytical method was used to determine concentrations of EDTA in soil, surface and ground waters. Method detection limits were 1.5 mg/kg (dry weight) for soil, 1 μg/L for surface water and 2 μg/L for groundwater. A quasi one–dimensional vertical ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental input–output analysis of the New Zealand dairy industry

    This work presents data and analysis quantifying the total (direct and indirect) resource use and outputs (products and pollutants) of the New Zealand dairy industry for the year April 1997 to March 1998. It also identifies those sectors supplying the dairy industry which make significant indirect contributions to its total inputs and outputs. Although this data is 14 years old, it is the only ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • EDTA in dairy wastewater and removal efficiency - a case study

    EDTA is the most widely used chelating agent for removal of undesirable cations in many industrial applications such as the dairy industry. It is generally considered to be non–biodegradable by conventional wastewater treatment, thereby potentially producing an environmental health risk. Under suitable conditions, however, EDTA has been reported to be effectively degraded by micro organisms ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Dairy Processing - Case Study

    Introduction Clean Water Technology, Inc., the creator of the Gas Energy Mixing (GEM) System, offers the most advanced primary treatment system on the market. The GEM System provides superior reduction of total suspended solids (TSS), biological and chemical oxygen demand (BOD/COD), fats, oils and grease (FOG) and turbidity. Challenge A premier processor of ...


    By Clean Water Technology, Inc.

  • Treatment of farm dairy effluent with hybrid upflow multilayer bioreactor and activated sludge module

    Biological removal of nitrogen and carbon from farm dairy effluent (FDE) was studied with two laboratory-scale systems following nitrification and denitrification processes. Each system consisted of an upflow multilayer bioreactor (UMBR) as a pre-denitrification unit, an aeration tank (AT) as nitrification unit and a secondary clarifier. The optimization of two operational variables, total ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • A partial budget analysis for phosphorus-based nutrient management plans for Connecticut dairy farms

    This study estimated changes in costs of manure handling, costs of the fertilizer replacement value of manure, and expected changes in net revenues associated with the implementation of manure nutrient management plans (NMPs) based on the agronomic critical concentration for P using a partial budget analysis. The net revenue from manure management practices traditionally used by farmers in a ...

  • Using anion chromatography–pulsed amperometry to measure amino compounds in dairy manure-amended soils

    Amino acids and amino sugars comprise the bulk of soil N, so information on their chemical forms and cycling patterns should enable better understanding of soil N cycling. In this study of soil samples that had received animal manure, we evaluated the capabilities of a recently developed analysis for soil amino compounds (19 amino acids, two amino sugars) that consists of methanesulfonic acid ...

  • Community initiatives for environment-based economic development in a depressed region: a case study from the West Coast of New Zealand

    This paper presents a case study from the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand of a small remote community that responded to the closure of its dairy factory and sawmilling operations with projects to create new opportunities based on the region's outstanding natural attractions. Features of this case study include the way in which local people created a community trust to bring together ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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