Essays about: "Micropollutants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the word Micropollutants.

  1. 1. Modelling Micropollutant Removal Through Ozonation in Wastewater

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Maximiliano Andrés Oportus Foster; [2023]
    Keywords : Micropollutants; water reuse; wastewater treatment models; ozonation; computer modeling; water and environmental engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Proper management of water resources is a key to climate change adaptation and resilience in modern societies. Adequate treatment of wastewater is essential for ensuring the sustainability of the water cycle and the health of the environment and the ecosystems that inhabit it. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Ocean to Table: Microplastic contamination in Nordic salts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för miljö- och klimatvetenskap (CEC)

    Author : Anna Nyika; [2023]
    Keywords : Microplastic MP ; MP pollution; plastic pollution; sea salt; rock salt; Nordics; Iceland; Denmark; plastic waste management; human health; marine environment.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Large amounts of plastic in the oceans originate from mismanaged plastic waste, and microplastics (MPs) are the most common type of waste. They can be found in household products, such as sea salts. Therefore, monitoring pollution levels is essential to improve marine health and food safety. READ MORE

  3. 3. Influence of Wastewater DOM Fractions on the Adsorption of Pharmaceuticals onto Activated Carbon

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Koustubh Karande; [2022]
    Keywords : Wastewater treatment; Dissolved organic matter; Pharmaceuticals; Activated carbon; Hydrophobicity; Molecular weight; Water resources engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Micropollutants in our sources of freshwater is an issue which requires immediate attention. The presence of pharmaceuticals, endocrine disrupting agents, pesticides and other harmful compounds have proven to have impact on the aquatic as well as on human life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Occurrence of organic micropollutants and hormones in Swedish surface water

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malin Forsberg; [2022]
    Keywords : surface water; wastewater; SPE; pharmaceuticals; target analysis; ytvatten; avloppsvatten; SPE; läkemedel; målanalys;

    Abstract : The occurrence and source distribution of organic micropollutants (OMPs) have been investigated in Swedish surface waters, in 23 rivers connected to the lakes Vänern, Vättern and Mälaren, 3 Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and 3 Drinking water plants (DWTPs) located in the middle of Sweden was sampled. Compounds such as pharmaceuticals, industrial chemicals, pesticides, personal care products, hormones, Per- and polyflouroalkyl substances (PFASs), isoflavones, stimulants and parabens were selected. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigation into the Removal of the By-product NDMA (N-Nitrosodimethylamine) from Ozonation Process in Wastewater Treatment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Zehao Li; [2021]
    Keywords : Water resources engineering; Ozonation; NDMA; Wastewater; pharmaceutical; Diclofenac; Ibuprofen; Naproxen; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In people’s modern life, daily usage of artificial compounds such as active pharmaceuticals ingredients (API) is usual. These compounds are likely to end up as micropollutants in the municipal wastewater. Municipal wastewater is the major source of pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment. READ MORE