Anaerobic Baffled Reactor

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Anaerobic baffled reactors (ABRs) are septic tanks in series, where wastewater is made to flow through a down-shaft/down-pipe, and then distributed over the floor area where digestion is facilitated through inoculation with active sludge. Settling of the sludge particles are achieved through the up-flow movement. Components of the ABR consists of a settler that is integrated with the septic tank,a series of baffled chambers, and down-shaft/down-flow pipe.

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