On the necessity of sludge conditioning with non-organic polymer : AOP approach

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Title: On the necessity of sludge conditioning with non-organic polymer : AOP approach
Authors: Zhao, Y.Q.
Keogh, C.
Tony, Maha A.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3259
Date: Jul-2009
Abstract: Organic polymers have long been used as sludge conditioners to improve its dewaterability in sludge management practice. Although polymers can bring about a great dewatering performance of the sludge, their potential health related risk remains unknown regarding their residual in dewatered sludge cakes in the environment when the sludge is finally disposed as landfill especially in long term point of view. For this regard, as an initiative action, Fenton (Fe2+/H2O2) and its related reagents were tested in this study as potential alternative an alum sludge conditioners for the purpose of eliminating the perceived long term risk associated with polymer residual in the environment.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: DEStech Publications
Keywords: Advanced oxidation process (AOP)Alum sludgeConditioningFenton reactionOrganic polymer
Subject LCSH: Water--Purification--Oxidation
Water treatment plant residuals--Purification
Biopolymers
Fenton's reagent
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Centre for Water Resources Research Collection
Urban Institute Ireland Research Collection
Critical Infrastructure Group Research Collection
Civil Engineering Research Collection

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