Book Details

Emerging Contaminants from Industrial and Municipal Waste : Occurrence, Analysis and Effects

Publication year: 2008

ISBN: 978-3-540-74795-6

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This book focuses on innovative treatment technologies for the elimination of emerging contaminants from wastewater and drinking water. The respective treatment processes, such as membrane bioreactors, photocatalysis, ozonation and advanced oxidation are dealt with in detail. The book also discusses sources and occurrence of emerging contaminants in municipal and industrial waste, giving a concise and critical overview of state-of-the-art analytical methods for their identification. Further important aspects covered by the book include the acute and chronic effects and overall impact of emerging contaminants on the environment.

Subject: Earth and Environmental Science, Emerging Contaminants, Environmental Protection, Filtration, Municipal Waste, Waste Water, Water Treatment, contaminants, environment, pesticide, residue, residues, water quality and water pollution, water industry and water technology, air pollution and air quality, ecotoxicology