Further information on the reduction of micropollutants in wastewater

Here we provide links to relevant articles and offer summaries of studies on micropollutants and its reduction from wastewater. We also discuss solutions and issues such as cost of removing pharmaceutical residue. New content will be added every month. Please feel free to comment or provide more information in any discussion.

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Posted: Apr 23, 2015
Categories: Full-scale studies
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Summarized by: Gerly Hey
Sui et al. (2014) investigated the removal of 13 pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in a full-scale wastewater treatment plant in Beijing, China using sequential UV and O3 for a period of 10 months to determine variations in removal efficiency.
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Posted: Mar 3, 2015
Categories: Full-scale studies
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Summarized by: Gerly Hey
Reungoat et al. (2012) investigated 3 full-scale WWTPs in Australia employing ozonation followed by biological activated carbon (BAC) filtration to enhance the quality of the pre-treated effluents in terms of micropollutant removal and toxicity reduction.
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