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Use of Ozonation and Constructed Wetlands to Remove Contaminants of Emerging Concern from Wastewater Effluent

Abstract Contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) present in wastewater effluent can threat its safe discharge or reuse. Additional barriers of protection can be provided using advanced or natural treatment processes. This dissertation evaluated ozonation and constructed wetlands to remove CECs from wastewater effluent. Organic CECs can be removed by hydroxyl radical formed during ozonation, however estimating the ozone demand of wastewater effluent is complicated due to the presence of reduced inorganic species. A method was developed to estimate ozone consumption only by dissolved organic compounds and predict trace organic oxidation across multiple wastewater sources. Organic and engineered nanomaterial (ENM) CEC removal in constructed wetlands wa... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Sharif, Fariya (Author) / Westerhoff, Paul (Advisor) / Halden, Rolf (Committee member) / Fox, Peter (Committee member) / Herckes, Pierre (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Environmental engineering
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 229 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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