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Table 2 Potential biomass production estimates for algae grown on wastewater nutrients in the Tampa Bay area, FL

From: Wastewater use in algae production for generation of renewable resources: a review and preliminary results

Description Source Flow rate (MGD) Nitrogen (mg L-1) Algae biomass (tons yr-1) CO2 consumed (tons yr-1) Indoor area (ha) Outdoor area (ha)
Wastewater HFC AWTP 3.0 30 1,965 3,026 179 179
Centrate HFC AWTP 0.5 427 4,660 7,179 182 80
Wastewater WTS 5.0 10 1,091 1,681 598 598
Total     7,716 11,889 959 857