The effect of liquid upward velocity and hydraulic retention time on granulation in UASB reactors treating waste water with a high sulphate content.

P.A. Alphenaar, A. Visser, G. Lettinga

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-258
JournalBioresource Technology
Publication statusPublished - 1993


  • anaerobic treatment
  • Granular sludge
  • granulation
  • hydraulic retention time
  • immobilization
  • methanogenic bacteria
  • substrate competition
  • sulphate-reducing bacteria
  • UASB reactor

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