Capability of microalgae-based wastewater treatment systems to remove emerging organic contaminants: A pilot-scale study

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Matamoros, Victor; Gutiérrez Martínez, Raquel; Ferrer Martí, Ivet; García Serrano, Joan; Bayona, Josep M.;
(2015)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.02.002
  • Subject: Algues -- Biotecnologia | :Enginyeria civil::Enginyeria hidràulica, marítima i sanitària [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | CARBON-DIOXIDE ADDITION | Photodegradation | Emerging organic contaminants | ENVIRONMENTAL RISK-ASSESSMENT | ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS | Biodegradation | PHARMACEUTICALS | High-rate algal pond | Wetlands | TREATMENT PLANTS | Aigua -- Microbiologia | RATE ALGAL PONDS | Microalgae | PPCPS | CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS | PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | NUTRIENT REMOVAL | Aigua -- Contaminació | Zones humides artificials -- Depuració | Volatilization

The effect of hydraulic retention time (HRT) and seasonality on the removal efficiency of 26 organic microcontaminants from urban wastewater was studied in two pilot high-rate algal ponds (HRAPs). The targeted compounds included pharmaceuticals and personal care product... View more
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