• JUHI SHARMA School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Eklavya University, Damoh
  • PAWAN KUMAR JAIN School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Eklavya University, Damoh
  • VAISHALI VISHWAKARMA St. Aloysius College, Jabalpur
  • ANKITA SHRIVASTAVA St. Aloysius College, Jabalpur



Bacteria, Biofilm formation, Wastewater treatment, Fouling membrane, Bioreactor


State of symbiosis is created among the species that are found in naturally existing biofilms. Biofilm formation provides protection against toxic shocks, mechanical stress, and predation. Biofilm can play an important role in wastewater treatment technologies and on the other hand could also lead to plague water. Biofilm-based treatments have been traditionally used for the treatment of water but the recent development in the stream has boosted the use of biofilm in various strategies of waste water treatment especially for strategies related to BOD and nutrients. However, the blueprint and execution of this idea is still being worked on due to the problems which arise in the implementation such as corroding pipes, increasing head loss, allowing pathogens to persist in distribution systems, and fouling membrane processes. Design for choice of species for biofilm processes in particular techniques is important wastewater treatment. All these data are essential to develop the performance, effectiveness and constancy of biofilm-based wastewater treatment strategies.


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How to Cite

SHARMA, J., P. K. JAIN, V. VISHWAKARMA, and A. SHRIVASTAVA. “CONTEMPLATION OF SYMBIOTIC MICROBIAL BIOFILMS IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 13, no. 6, Nov. 2021, pp. 24-31, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2021v13i6.1921.



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