Document Type : Research Paper


1 M.Sc.Alumni, Department of Environment, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan Branch, Hamedan, Iran

2 Assist. Professor, Department of Environment and Fisheries, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Sanandaj Branch,, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran

3 Assist. Professor, Department of Environment, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan Branch, Hamedan, Iran


Treatment of municipal wastewater and its proper disposal is one of the most critical needs for urban services. Stabilization pond method is one of the simplified methods, low cost, and easy maintenance and operation. For evaluation of the Qorveh County Wastewater Treatment Plant, 54 samples were taken from the raw wastewater and the effluent in winter and spring seasons and 12 factors including: BOD, COD, TDS, TSS, pH, TC, FC, temperature, phosphate, nitrate, ammonia and the inlet and outlet turbidity of wastewater were measured according to Standard Methods. ANOVA and t-Test were used to analyze the data and to compare them with the national standards. The results showed that removal efficiency of BOD, COD, TSS, TDS, TC, FC, nitrate, phosphate and ammonia by Qorveh treatment plant were 81.56, 82.44, 70.81, 24.12, 99.91, 92.23,79.34, 56.51, and 96.16% respectively. The results of ANOVA aslso showed that the treatment plant performance was not affected by the season change. Comparing the amount of parameters with discharge standard determined that the values ​​of BOD, COD, TSS, TDS, TC, and FC were higher than the standard and the effluent could not be discharged into surface waters. Based on the grey water reuse for agricultural purposes, although all parameters except biological parameters were lower than the permitted level, the reuse of this wastewater without disinfection and supplementary purification is not possible due to the sensitivity and importance of health of agricultural products.


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