Full Scale Application of Integrated Upflow Anaerobic Filter (UAF)-Constructed Wetland (CWs) in Small Scale Batik Industry Wastewater Treatment

Novarina Irnaning Handayani, Rustiana Yuliasni, Nanik Indah Setianingsih, Agung Budiarto


This research aimed to evaluate the implementation of integrated Upflow Anaerobic Filter (UAF)-Constructed Wetlands (CWs) in real condition of wastewater treatment plant in batik small scale industry. The full scale reactor consisted of equalization chamber with HRT of 2 days; Upflow Anaerobic Filter (UAF) with HRT of 6 days, and Horizontal Subsurface Constructed Wetlands (HSSCWs) with HRT of 1.5 days. The UAF- CWs integrated technology was used to treat batik wastewater with  COD inlet of  1339 – 2034 mg/L and pH  of  9.0 – 9.4. This study showed that single UAF technology alone was able to reduced  56 – 78%, while the integration UAF –wetland technology  improved the performance to 85% and reduced the pH into 7.5 – 7.8.


batik wastewater; upflow anaerobic filter; constructed wetlands; integrated technology UAF-CWs; azo dyes

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21771/jrtppi.2020.v11.no1.p27-35

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