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Short description Authored by experts in the field, this monograph provides comprehensive coverage of the technology, from the basics to via full-scale applications in water and wastewater treatment. Powdered as well as granular filter systems are covered in detail.
From the contents Preface
WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF ACTIVATED CARBON ADSORPTION AND ITS INTEGRATION WITH BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES Historical Appraisal of Activated Carbon General Use of Activated Carbon Application of Activated Carbon in Environmental Pollution
FUNDAMENTALS OF ADSORPTION INTO ACTIVATED CARBON IN WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT Activated Carbon Adsorption Activated Carbon Reactors in Water and Wastewater Treatment Activated Carbon Regeneration and Reactivation
INTEGRATION OF ACTIVATED CARBON ADSORPTION AND BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT Secondary and Tertiary Treatment: Progression from Separated Biological Removal and Adsorption to Integrated Systems Fundamental Mechanisms in Integrated Adsorption and Biological Removal Integration of Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) into Biological Wastewater Treatment Integration of Powdered Activated Carbon (PAC) into Biological Wastewater Treatment Biomembrane Operation Assisted by PAC and GAC Observed Benefits of Integrated Systems Regeneration of PACT and GAC Sludges
EFFECT OF ACTIVATED CARBON ON BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF SPECIFIC POLLUTANTS AND WASTEWATERS: LABORATORY- AND PILOT-SCALE STUDIES Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters Removal of Specific Chemicals Landfill Leachate Treatment
COMBINATION OF ACTIVATED CARBON WITH BIOLOGICAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT AT FULL-SCALE Full-Scale PACT Systems Biological Activated Carbon (BAC) Filtration at Full-Scale
MODELING THE INTEGRATION OF ADSORPTION WITH BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT Modeling of GAC Adsorbers with Biological Activity Modeling of the PACT Process
BIOREGENERATION OF ACTIVATED CARBON IN BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT Mechanisms of Bioregeneration Offline Bioregeneration Concurrent (Simultaneous) Bioregeneration in PACT and BAC Systems Dependency of Bioregeneration on the Reversibility of Adsorption Other Factors Affecting Bioregeneration Determination of Bioregeneration Bioregeneration in Anaerobic/Anoxic Systems Models Involving Bioregeneration of Activated Carbon
COMBINATION OF ACTIVATED CARBON ADSORPTION AND BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN DRINKING WATER TREATMENT Introduction Rationale for Introduction of Biological Processes in Water Treatment Significance of Organic Matter in Water Treatment Removal of NOM in Conventional Water Treatment Use of Activated Carbon in Water Treatment Biological Activated Carbon (BAC) Filtration Adsorption and Biodegradation Characteristics of Water
REMOVAL OF NOM, NUTRIENTS AND MICROPOLLUTANTS IN BAC FILTRATION Removal of Organic Matter Factors Affecting the Performance of BAC Filtration Performance of BAC Filters: Organics Removal Performance of BAC Filters: Nutrient Removal Removal of Micropollutants from Drinking Water in BAC Systems Removal of Ionic Pollutants in BAC Filtration Integration of PAC and GAC into Biological Membrane Operations Integration of GAC into Groundwater Bioremediation Biomass Characteristics in BAC Filtration
BAC FILTRATION EXAMPLES IN FULL-SCALE DRINKING WATER TREATMENT PLANTS Limits for BDOC and AOC as Indicators of RE-Growth Potential in Water Distribution BAC Filtration Experiences in Full-Scale Surface Water Treatment New Approaches in the Evaluation of Ozonation and BAC Filtration BAC Filtration Experiences in Full-Scale Groundwater Treatment
REVIEW OF BAC FILTRATION MODELING IN DRINKING WATER TREATMENT Substrate Removal and Biofilm Formation Modeling of BAC Filtration
CONCLUDING REMARKS AND FUTURE OUTLOOK Overview of Applications in Wastewater and Water Treatment: PACT and BAC Systems Further Research on Removal Mechanisms and Micropollutant Elimination Further Research on Regeneration of Activated Carbon