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Casting light on an alternative to chlorination

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Terry Egerton


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The process of ridding water of e-coli contamination using photoelectrochemical treatment by titanium dioxide was presented. The advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) was developed as an alternative for water treatment due to undesirable effects of chlorination. Hydroxyl radicals generated at the surface of titanium dioxide were used in the process for killing bacteria and oxidise organics.

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Author(s): Egerton T

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: The Chemical Engineer

Year: 2001

Issue: 719

Pages: 60-61

Print publication date: 01/05/2001

ISSN (print): 0302-0797

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Publisher: Institution of Chemical Engineers