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Table 1 Characterization of CBW

From: Energetic and biochemical valorization of cork boiling wastewater by anaerobic digestion

Parameter CBWa
pH 5.8 ± 0.0
CODt (kg m-3) 6.5 ± 0.1
CODs (kg m-3) 6.2 ± 0.1
BOD (kg m-3) -
TS (kg m-3) 5.13 ± 0.08
VS (kg m-3) 4.05 ± 0.04
TSS (kg m-3) 0.58 ± 0.11
VSS (kg m-3) 0.15 ± 0.07
Conductivity (mS cm-1) 1.5 ± 0.1
Total phenols (kg m-3) 1.20 ± 0.00
Total nitrogen (kg m-3) 0.04 ± 0.00
  1. aValues expressed as an average ± standard deviation of three replicates. BOD, biological oxygen demand; CBW, cork boiling wastewater; CODs, soluble chemical oxygen demand; CODt, total chemical oxygen demand; TS, total solids; TSS, total suspended solids; VS, volatile solids; VSS, volatile suspended solids.