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Bioelectrochemical Treatment of Contaminated Groundwater

To remove these pollutants from groundwater, different technologies can be used. Currently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers ion exchange, reverse osmosis and reverse electrodialysis to be effective methods for the decrease of their concentrations, below their limit in drinking water. These technologies have some drawbacks, such as low selectivity towards the target pollutant, high energy or chemicals requirements, and the generation of waste brine (pollutants are separated from water, not treated), which require an additional treatment. Bio Electro Chemical Systems (BES) could fill this niche

OMICS Publishing Group

Author: Coma Bech, Marta
Puig Broch, Sebastià
Abstract: To remove these pollutants from groundwater, different technologies can be used. Currently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers ion exchange, reverse osmosis and reverse electrodialysis to be effective methods for the decrease of their concentrations, below their limit in drinking water. These technologies have some drawbacks, such as low selectivity towards the target pollutant, high energy or chemicals requirements, and the generation of waste brine (pollutants are separated from water, not treated), which require an additional treatment. Bio Electro Chemical Systems (BES) could fill this niche
Document access: http://hdl.handle.net/2072/294941
Language: eng
Publisher: OMICS Publishing Group
Rights: Attribution 3.0 Spain
Rights URI: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/es/
Subject: Nitrats
Nitrates
Aigües residuals -- Depuració -- Desnitrificació
Sewage -- Purification -- Nitrogen removal
Title: Bioelectrochemical Treatment of Contaminated Groundwater
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Repository: Recercat

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