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Title: Removal of Estrone (E1), 17b-Estradiol (E2) and 17a-Ethinylestradiol (EE2) During Soil Aquifer Treatment of a Model Wastewater
Authors: Essandoh, H. M. K.
Tizaoui, C.
Mohamed, M. H. A.
Keywords: endocrine disrupting chemicals
estrogens
separation
soil aquifer treatment
wastewater treatment
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Separation Science and Technology
Citation: Separation Science and Technology, Volume 47, Issue 6, 2012
Abstract: There is growing concern over the health and environmental effects posed by endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in the aqua-tic environment. The removal of three potent EDCs including estrone (E1), 17b-estradiol (E2), and 17a-ethinylestradiol (EE2) in a waste-water using soil columns was investigated. E2 was the most easily removed estrogen, while EE2 was the least removed. Removal efficiencies were improved as the thickness of the unsaturated zone increased whereas increased DOC improved the removal in the saturated columns. Enhanced removal efficiencies were also obtained at lower water flow rates and in the presence of silt and clay.
Description: Article published in Separation Science and Technology, 2012. Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01496395.2011.644618
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7333
ISSN: 1520-5754
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