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Comparison Of Ozone And Permanganate As Preoxidant On Treating Eutrophic Raw Water

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/WP030351

Volume

65

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

413 kb

Author(s)

J.-J. Chen, H.-H. Yeh & I.-C. Tseng

Abstract

Comparison of ozone and permanganate as preoxidant on treating eutrophic raw water J.-J. hen', H.-H. ~ e h ' & I.-C. sen^^ I Department of Environmental Engineering, 2 Department of Biology, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. Abstract A pilot-scale study, using ozone and potassium pennanganate as preoxidant, was conducted to examine their effects on algae, turbidity, and organic matter removal by coagulation. Continuous operation of two parallel treatment trains with or without the two preoidants was carried out. The results show that adding either ozone or permanganate as preoxidants could enhance algae removal by coagulation. The removal of green algae (Chloella sp.) was found to be lower than those of diatoms and blue-green algae. There are optimum dosages for both preoxidants. As ozone dosage exceeded optimum value, the algae and turbidity removal deteriorated significantly. However, regardless of preoxidant dosage tested, the ozone had better performance in the NPDOC, A254, and THMFP

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