Parameters Control A Control B RSV-1 RSV-2 CRM Treatment Time(hrs) PCB Standard
Color Reddish  Black Light black Colourless Light black Colourless     12 -
Color(pt/co) 1245 397 103 412 87 12 -
EC(mohs cm)-1 12410 13786 13367 13229 13787 24 -
pH 8.3 7.5 8.0 8.2 7.8 24 5.5-9.0
% Decolorization    16.09 56.89 87.05 53.88 89.56 30 -
Total Suspended Solids (mg/l) 165 188 176 185 194   30 50-150mg/l
Total Dissolved Solids(mg/l) 8054 8215 8764 8973 8765   30 Not more than 3,000 mg/l
Total hardness as CaCo3(mg/l) 345 367 398 365 415 30 -
BOD(mg/l) 198 69 47 125 86 48 20-60 mg/l
COD(mg/l) 845 320 317 332 278   48 120-400mg/l
Total Alkalinity(mg/l) 1435 1539 1545 1533 1503 48 -
Chlorides(mg/l) 759 722 673 747 681 48 -
Sulphats (mg/l) 1466 1410 1449 1424 1398 48 -
TOC(mg/l) 1650 987 865 916 842 48 -
Control A= effluent without any nutritional supplement; control B =effluent with 0.5% of soya powder; RSV-1(effluent inoculated with RSV-1 strain along with 0.5% of soya powder); RSV-2 (effluent inoculated with RSV-2 strain with 0.5% of soya powder); CRM (effluent contains strain RSV-1 and RSV-2 along with 0.5% of soya powder)
Table 3: Physico chemical parameters of treated and untreated real textile effluent using effective strains.