Treatment of poultry slaughterhouse wastewater with combined system


  • Kulyash Meiramkulova L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Environmental Engineering and Management, Kazhmukana Street, 8, 010000, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Tel.: +7(7172) 70-95-00 (333-32), +7701-942-82-50
  • Mikhail Zhumagulov L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Faculty of Transport and Energy, Department of Thermal Power Engineering, Kazhmukana Street, 8, 010000, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Tel.: +7 701-312-99-53
  • Gulnur Saspugayeva L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Environmental Engineering and Management, Kazhmukana Street, 8, 010000, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Tel.: +7 707-190-45-11
  • Zhanar Jakupova L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Departament of Chemistry, Kazhmukana Street, 8, 010000, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Tel.: 8-7172-70-95-00 (33-231), +7 701-381-68-47
  • Ðœaral Mussimkhan Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Department of Internal Medicine with the course of allergology, Tole Bi Street 94, 050012, Almaty, Kazakhstan, Tel.: +7 (7272) 99-21-21, +7 555-55-99



wastewater, electrocoagulation, ultrafiltration, photochemical


With the interest to reuse and recycle the wastewater for technological use, this project aims to test the treatment of wastewater from poultry slaughterhouse industry from three main sections of the poultry slaughtering process, defeathering, eviscerating and cooling processes. The samples for the project were obtained from Izhevskoe a Kazakhstani company. The technology used is a combination of electrocoagulation, ultrafiltration, and photochemical system and its goal is to provide treated water that can be re-utilized in the poultry industry for sterilization of technical equipment without contaminating and affecting the quality of the poultry products. The treatment of wastewater samples lasted in total for 40 min. From the results, it was found that indicators such as BOD, COD, and phosphates had removal efficiency of almost 100%, while the microbiological colonies were all eradicated from then wastewater making the treated water microbes free. Hence, proving this system to be effective for the treatment of poultry slaughterhouse wastewater and safe for technological reutilization.


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How to Cite

Meiramkulova, K., Zhumagulov, M., Saspugayeva, G. ., Jakupova, Z., & Mussimkhan, Ðœaral. (2019). Treatment of poultry slaughterhouse wastewater with combined system. Potravinarstvo Slovak Journal of Food Sciences, 13(1), 706–712.