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Natural Organic Matter in Water

Book Description

An essential resource to the latest breakthroughs in the characterization, treatment and removal of Natural Organic Matter (NOM) from drinking water.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. Contributors
  6. List of Abbreviations
  7. Chapter 1. General Introduction
  8. Chapter 2. Characterization of NOM
    1. 2.1. Introduction
    2. 2.2. General Parameters
    3. 2.3. Isolation and Concentration
    4. 2.4. Fractionation
    5. 2.5. Chromatographic Methods
    6. 2.6. Spectroscopic Methods
    7. 2.7. Biological Testing
    8. 2.8. Other Characterization Methods
    9. 2.9. Conclusions
  9. Chapter 3. NOM Removal by Coagulation
    1. 3.1. Introduction
    2. 3.2. Aluminum-Based Coagulants
    3. 3.3. Ferric-Based Coagulants
    4. 3.4. Inorganic Polymer Flocculants
    5. 3.5. Organic Polyelectrolytes
    6. 3.6. Composite Coagulants
    7. 3.7. Novel Coagulants
    8. 3.8. Conclusions
  10. Chapter 4. NOM Removal by Electrochemical Methods
    1. 4.1. Introduction
    2. 4.2. Principles of EC and EO Technologies
    3. 4.3. EC and EO Technologies in NOM Removal
    4. 4.4. Conclusions
  11. Chapter 5. Membranes
    1. 5.1. Introduction
    2. 5.2. Microfiltration
    3. 5.3. Ultrafiltration
    4. 5.4. Nanofiltration
    5. 5.5. Reverse Osmosis
    6. 5.6. Membrane Fouling
    7. 5.7. Conclusions
  12. Chapter 6. NOM Removal by Advanced Oxidation Processes
    1. 6.1. Introduction
    2. 6.2. AOPs in NOM Removal
    3. 6.3. UV Light Based Applications
    4. 6.4. Fenton Processes
    5. 6.5. Heterogeneous Photocatalysis and Catalytic Oxidation
    6. 6.6. Ultrasound Irradiation and E-Beam Irradiation
    7. 6.7. Conclusions
  13. Chapter 7. NOM Removal by Adsorption
    1. 7.1. Introduction
    2. 7.2. Adsorption
    3. 7.3. Adsorbents and Their Characteristics
    4. 7.4. NOM Removal from Water by Adsorption
    5. 7.5. Conclusions
  14. Chapter 8. Ion Exchange
    1. 8.1. Introduction
    2. 8.2. Removal of NOM from Water by Ion Exchange
    3. 8.3. Conclusion
  15. Chapter 9. Integrated Methods
    1. 9.1. Introduction
    2. 9.2. Coupling Coagulation with Other Processes
    3. 9.3. Coupling Membrane Technology with Other Processes
    4. 9.4. Conclusions
  16. Bibliography
  17. List of Journal Titles with Abbreviations
  18. Index