Multiple Objective Treatment Aspects of Bank Filtration: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis (IHE Delft PhD Thesis Series) (EPUB)
Bank filtration (BF) is a natural water treatment process that induces surface water to flow through soil or sediment into a well, in response to a hydraulic gradient. Sung Kyu Maeng’s book sheds light on this cost-effective, robust, and sustainable technology. The use of BF for drinking water treatment has been recognized in Europe for over a century, but the mechanisms of removal of different contaminants during BF are not yet fully understood. Maeng’s study has shown that BF is effective in removing various contaminants, including bulk organic matter and organic micropollutants (OMPs), such as pharmaceutically active compounds and endocrine disrupting compounds. The removal is achieved through biodegradation and adsorption. In addition, her models provide estimates of OMPs removal during soil passage from BF sites. Proper design and operation of recovery wells, taking source water quality characteristics and local hydrogeological conditions into consideration, maximize the removal efficiencies of BF for these contaminants.
- Publisher : CRC Press; 1st edition (June 28, 2018)
- Language : English
- eBook Digital : 208 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1138406945
- ISBN-13 : 978-1138406940