Quantification of Occurrence and Fate of Trace Organic Compounds During Secondary Wastewater Treatment

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

This paper presents preliminary findings of a WERF funded study on Trace Organic Compounds Removal during Wastewater Treatment. The overall goal of this study is to assess the performance of secondary treatment processes for TOrC removal based on selected TOrC indicator compounds. In the first phase full-scale sampling events were conducted at several facilities in an effort to establish mass balances on TOrC removal during secondary treatment and to relate removal efficiencies qualitatively to the respective operational conditions.

Preliminary findings of the full-scale investigations support the selection of TOrC indicators as promising in that the selected TOrC were detected and generally quantifiable in the secondary influent and effluent of all field sites. Mass balance calculations were successfully established quantifying removal by degradation and sorption for each TOrC at the three sites. Meaningful relationships were established between compound properties (degradability and amenability to sorption) and removal efficiencies during different treatment conditions.
More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more