Exam Study Guide: Bionutrient Removal Systems

Exam Study Guide: Bionutrient Removal Systems

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When faced with a licensing exam, don't struggle with test anxiety! Use the question below and others from our Exam Study Guide series to properly study and prepare for exam questions. Take a look at this sample wastewater treatment licensing question along with an explanation of the correct answer.

Sample question:

Which bionutrient removal system cycles activated sludge microorganisms through an anaerobic zone and then an aerobic zone?


A) Bionitrification removal process
B) Biological phosphorus removal process
C) Bionutrient standard process
D) Sequencing batch reactor process

This is the basic concept and premise of the biological phosphorus removal processes, so the answer is B.

Source: WEF MOP11 20-140

About the author
Ricky Lallish is the water pollution control program director at the Environmental Resources Training Center of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He provides training for entry level operators in the wastewater field and operators throughout the state looking to further their education.


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