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Improving Activated Carbon Performance in Point Of Use and Municipal Processes

Abstract Specific inorganic and organic pollutants in water (As(V), Cr(VI), THMs, and hardness) cause health concerns or aesthetic problems. The goal of this dissertation is to demonstrate novel approaches to improve the performance of point of use and municipal activated carbon processes to provide safe and reliable water to the public at distributed centralized locations.

Template Assisted Crystallization system would adjust saturation index (SI) value of TAC treated water to zero when SI value of influent water was in the range at 0.08~0.3. However, the reduction in SI when SI values were higher (e.g. 0.7~1.3) was similar to the reduction at lower SI values which could be due to limitations in kinetics or mass transfer with the template on TAC... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Lee, Heuidae (Author) / Westerhoff, Paul (Advisor) / Fox, Peter (Committee member) / Hristovski, Kiril (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Environmental engineering / Activated carbon / Arsenic removal / Carbon block / Nanoparticle / Pre-chlorination / Template Assisted Crystallization
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 294 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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