Bioreactor schematic University of Illinois
Bioreactor schematic

New solution aids aquaculture wastewater treatment

Simple, organic system can clean aquaculture wastewater effectively and inexpensively.

Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing sectors of agriculture in the world today. However, farmers in the U.S. who wish to capitalize on this momentum face regulatory hurdles when dealing with fish waste.

New research shows that a simple, organic system can clean aquaculture wastewater effectively and inexpensively, according to an announcement from the University of Illinois.

Researchers built bioreactors — long containers filled with wood chips — to treat wast

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