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Adsorption of neutral and negatively charged low-molecular-weight carbonyls in reverse osmosis permeates by ion-exchange resins

Reverse osmosis (RO) has been increasing widely used in water and wastewater treatment to provide high-quality water, such as in industrial pure water production and municipal (non)potable water reuse....

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Removal of tetracycline hydrochloride using S–g-C3N4/PTFE membrane under visible light irradiation

As a type of medicine, tetracycline (TC) is widely used in the world, but it is not easy to degrade due to its poor biochemical properties and stable physicochemical properties. In this work, graphite...

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Exploring the fish assemblage structure in the process of ecological stocking: A case study of Daye Lake

As human activities cause water eutrophication and overfishing, which had a serious impact on fish resources, fish diversity showed a downward trend. In order to understand the changes of fish assemblage...

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Improvement of organic acid production with sulfate addition during syngas fermentation using mixed cultures

The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of sulfate on conversion of CO2 into organics using syngas fermentation with mixed culture. Fermentation tests were operated under H2 concentrations...

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Impact of biological clogging and pretreatments on the operation of soil aquifer treatments for wastewater reclamation

Globally, sustainable water management is required to minimize water security, and soil aquifer treatments (SATs) are widely applied in wastewater reclamation. Clogging problems limit the sustainable...

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Treatment of surfactants with concentrations below critical micelle concentration by ultrafiltration: A mini-review

Surfactants are widely distributed in wastewater at concentrations below the critical micelle concentration (CMC). Generally, surfactant monomers are smaller than the pore sizes of ultrafiltration (UF)...

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MoS2 nanoflowers-activated peroxydisulfate oxidation for rapid and efficient water disinfection

MoS2 nanoflowers were fabricated and deposited on porous graphite felt (MoS2-GF) via the hydrothermal treatment to activate peroxydisulfate (PDS) for water disinfection. The surface textural and chemical...

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Water reuse in Brazilian rice farming: Application of semiquantitative microbiological risk assessment

The current paper presented the Semiquantitative model for microbiological risk assessment for human health, in rice crop production in Brazil. For this purpose, initially, Microbiological Risk Assessment...

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Impacts of hydraulic retention time and inflow water quality on algal growth in a shallow lake supplied with reclaimed water

Landscape lakes supplied with reclaimed water often face the threats of algal blooms. To guarantee the water quality in an artificial shallow lake (Lake M), algal growth and water quality changes were...

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Status and challenges of water resources and supply in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) of China

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) is one of the most economically developed regions in China. To support the highly developed socioeconomical activities, the water demand in the GBA...

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Disinfection kinetics of peracetic acid inactivation of pathogenic bacteria in water

Peracetic acid (PAA) has broad application in disinfection, since it produces fewer disinfection by-products. In this study, PAA was used as a disinfectant to inactivate Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus...

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Effect of climate change on water availability in Bilate catchment, Southern Ethiopia

This study aims to evaluate the effect of climate change on water availability in the Bilate catchment, Southern Ethiopia. The bias-corrected outputs of five climate models and their ensemble mean were...

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A feasible approach for azo dye degradation using natural magnetite in heterogeneous Fenton oxidation

Azo dyes, which are widely used in the textile industry, are typical toxic and refractory pollutants in wastewater. Heterogeneous Fenton oxidation is effective in degrading organic compounds; however,...

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Degradation of hexafluoropropylene oxide tetrameric acid (HFPO-TeA) using electrocatalytic ozone technique

Hexafluoropropylene oxide tetrameric acid (HFPO-TeA) is an alternative to perfluorooctanecarboxylic acid (PFOA) and is commonly used in the production of perfluoropolymers. In this study, the performances...

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Quantifying sensitivity of groundwater recharge to land use and land cover changes by improving model performance on the wetland dominated Tikur Wuha Watershed, Ethiopia

Quantifying the spatial variability of groundwater recharge is crucial for water resource management under changing land use conditions. Hydrological model performance is highly influenced particularly...

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A combined electrodialysis and coal dust suppression system for acid mine drainage treatment and high mechanical hydrogel dust suppressant generation

The acid mine drainage (AMD) and coal dust from coal mining cause erosion to the ecological environment. Herein, a combined electrodialysis (ED) and coal dust suppression system is developed to realize...

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A bifunctional nanocrystal surface: Integration of slow release of copper cations and providing active catalytical sites

Nanoparticles represent an interesting platform that demonstrates properties absent from bulk materials. Although the employment of nanoparticles for environmental remediation has attracted tremendous...

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Responses of bloom-forming Microcystis aeruginosa to polystyrene microplastics exposure: Growth and photosynthesis

Microplastics were often detected in water environment, however, their effects on algal blooms were unclear. In this study, the growth and photosynthesis capacity of bloom-forming algae Microcystis...

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The virus removal in UV irradiation, ozonation and chlorination

The COVID-19 pandemic draws much attention to virus inactivation since the SARS-CoV-2 was detected in miscellaneous environments and the wastewater can be a potential transmitting pathway. UV irradiation,...

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Monthly river flows in Texas for natural and developed conditions

River flow characteristics and computational methods for converting sequences of monthly flows between natural and regulated conditions are explored based on experience in assessing water availability...

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Marine biodegradability review of plastics

Current test methods for estimating biodegradability and duration in the oceans, do not consider nitrogen as a limiting factor for bacterial growth and plastic biodegradation. Algae and cyanobacteria...

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Quantifying phosphorous loadings in the Thames River in Canada

The Canada Ontario agreement requires reduction of total phosphorous (TP) loadings to prevent algae blooms in Lake Erie. This study was to consider TP loadings from the Thames River and potential methods...

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Membrane technology for rainwater treatment and reuse: A mini review

Because of the current situation of global water shortage, finding strategies that can effectively guarantee water safety and sustainable use has become an urgent problem that needs to be solved at...

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Water utilities’ improvement: The need for water and energy management techniques and skills

Water supply systems consume energy through individual treatment and pumping equipment and the level of consumption is dependent on many factors such as equipment age, operational control and maintenance...

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Co3O4/GO catalyst as efficient heterogeneous catalyst for degradation of wastewater containing polyacrylamide(PAM)

Aiming at the produced waster containing polyacrylamide(PAM), the heterogeneous Co3O4-GO/PMS system was selected to degrade PAM in this paper. The characteristic of Co3O4/GO are studied. The degradation...

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