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Implementation of Emerging Technologies: Treatment Capability of Peracetic Acid and Ultraviolet Irradiation

Abstract Advanced oxidation processes (AOP’s) are water/wastewater treatment processes simultaneously providing disinfection and potential oxidation of contaminants that may cause long-term adverse health effects in humans. One AOP involves injecting peracetic acid (PAA) upstream of an ultraviolet (UV) irradiation reactor. Two studies were conducted, one in pilot-scale field conditions and another under laboratory conditions. A pilot-scale NeoTech UV reactor (rated for 375 GPM) was used in the pilot study, where a smaller version of this unit was used in the laboratory study (20 to 35 GPM). The pilot study analyzed coliform disinfection and also monitored water quality parameters including UV transmittance (UVT), pH and chlorine residual. Pilot stu... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Cooper, Samantha L. (Author) / Abbaszadegan, Morteza (Advisor) / Alum, Absar (Committee member) / Fox, Peter (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Environmental engineering / AOP / E. coli / NDMA / P22 / Peracetic / Ultraviolet
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 116 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Civil and Environmental Engineering 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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