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(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

Study of constructed wetlands effluent disinfected with ozone

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Author(s):
Miranda, N. D. [1] ; Oliveira, E. L. [1] ; Silva, G. H. R. [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] UNESP Univ Estadual Paulista, Fac Engn, Dept Civil Engn, BR-17033360 Bauru, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; v. 70, n. 1, p. 108-113, 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

The purpose of this research was to study the disinfection of sanitary effluent from constructed wetlands, evaluating the oxidation of organic matter, the formation of formaldehyde, as well as the efficiency of total coliforms and Escherichia coli inactivation. A constant flow of ozone was applied to the batch system in 5 and 10mg.O-3 L-1 doses with contact times of 5 and 10min. This study revealed that the average values of formaldehyde formation ranged between 259.00 and 379.00 mu g L-1, which means that the values are within World Health Organization recommended values. The total coliforms and E. coli showed complete inactivation in almost all tests. The dose of ozone 5 mg.O-3 L-1 and contact time of 5 min were sufficient for a significant reduction of the concentration levels of pathogens in constructed wetlands effluent with similar characteristics, thus allowing for its agricultural reuse. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/05297-9 - Disinfection of sanitary effluent from a new anaerobic/aerobic baffled reactor configuration using ozone and ozone/hydrogen peroxide
Grantee:Nathalie Dyane Miranda Slompo
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 11/10816-2 - Wastewater disinfection using chlorine, ozone, ozone/chlorine and ozone/hydrogen peroxide
Grantee:Gustavo Henrique Ribeiro da Silva
Support type: Regular Research Grants