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Results and Discussion

H2SO4 (AC-CS)

Initial Reading

Food Outlet POME Dye Water Lake Water


S1 S2 S3 S4

pH 7.26 3.82 6.68 5.60


Turbidity 936 678 2.33 25.6
Colour 4213 4840 42 15
TSS 683 725 6 4

0.05 g Dosage of H2SO4 (AC-CS)

Food Outlet POME Dye Water Lake Water


S1 S2 S3 S4

pH 5.8 3.96 5.45 5.54


Turbidity 404 543 3.45 10.2
Colour 2243 2566 36 31
TSS 592 337 2 2

0.1 Dosage of H2SO4 (AC-CS)

Food Outlet POME Dye Water Lake Water


S1 S2 S3 S4

pH 6.08 4.27 5.63 5.55


Turbidity 129 166 1.81 1.73
Colour 1141 3402 34 37
TSS 177 473 3 3

0.15 Dosage of H2SO4 (AC-CS)

Food Outlet POME Dye Water Lake Water


S1 S2 S3 S4

pH 8.27 4.81 7.43 7.45


Turbidity 186 144 1.98 1.91
Colour 1690 2475 52 16
TSS 264 298 4 2

Turbidity Reduction

Initial reading - Final reading / Initial reading


0.05 g Dosage of H2SO4 (AC-CS)

S1 : 936 - 404 / 936

= 0.5684

S2 : 678 - 543 / 678

= 0.1991

S3 : 2.33 - 3.45 / 2.33

= - 0.4807

S4 : 25.6 - 10.2 / 25.6

= 0.6016

0.10 g Dosage of H2SO4 (AC-CS)

S1 : 936 - 129 / 936

= 0.8622

S2 : 678 - 166 / 678

= 0.7552

S3 : 2.33 - 1.81 / 2.33

= 0.2232

S4 : 25.6 - 1.73 / 25.6

= 0.9324

0.15 g Dosage of H2SO4 (AC-CS)

S1 : 936 - 186 / 936

= 0.8013

S2 : 678 - 144 / 678

= 0.7876

S3 : 2.33- 1.98 / 2.33

= 0.1502

S4 : 25.6 - 1.91 / 25.6

= 0.9254
Dosage of crab shell-based activated carbon (g) Turbidity reduction of 1:3 AC-H2SO4 (%)
Food POME Textile Lake
outlet wastewater
S1 S2 S3 S4
0.05 56.84 19.91 - 48.07 60.16

0.10 86.22 75.52 22.32 93.24

0.15 80.13 78.76 15.02 92.54