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Granular Activated Carbon Treatment May Result in Higher Predicted Genotoxicity in the Presence of Bromide
Certain unregulated disinfection byproducts (DBPs) are more of a health concern than regulated DBPs. Brominated species are typically more cytotoxic and genotoxic than their chlorinated analogs. The impact of granular ...
Removal of N-nitrosodimethylamine precursors with powdered activated carbon adsorption
The main objective of this study was to examine the roles of powdered activated carbon (PAC) characteristics (i.e., surface chemistry, pore size distribution, and surface area) in the removal of N-nitrosodimethylamine ...
Fisico-química de las aguas superficiales de la Cuenca del río Rincón, Península de Osa, Costa Rica
Hydrochemistry of the surface waters at the Rincon River Basin, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
The Rincon River Basin is characterized by steep and rugged topography with outcrops of recent sediments as well as igneous and sedimentary rocks. The area is mostly covered by forest (Tropical Wet Forest) and agricultural ...
Removal of both N-nitrosodimethylamine and trihalomethanes precursors in a single treatment using ion exchange resins
Drinking water utilities are relying more than ever on water sources impacted by wastewater effluents. Disinfection/oxidation of these waters during water treatment may lead to the formation of several disinfection ...
The role of chloramine species in NDMA formation
N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a probable human carcinogen disinfection by-product, has been detected in chloraminated drinking water systems. Understanding its formation over time is important to control NDMA levels in ...