A Model Approach for Sustainable Phosphorus Recovery from Wastewater

National (5/5/15) – This article explains the need for phosphorus in plant and animal growth as well as the potential risks of phosphorus accumulation in the environment. The article then explains two methods wastewater treatment plants use to extract phosphorus before discharging wastewater into the environment. By reclaiming phosphorus we can protect the environment and generate income by reducing mining and improving surface water health.