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Topical Collection "Novel Technologies for Pollutants Removal from Water and Wastewater"
A topical collection in Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This collection belongs to the section "Environmental Sciences".Viewed by 9724
Interests: biological wastewater treatment; aerobic granular sludge; recalcitrant pollutants; microbial biopolymers; resource recovery; real-time bioprocess monitoring
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Interests: resource recovery; phosphorus and nitrogen removal; microbial biopolymers; biological wastewater treatment; anerobic digestion
Topical Collection Information
High amounts of industrial and domestic wastewater are annually produced worldwide, and the lack of adequate wastewater treatment is currently considered one of the most significant causes of water resource pollution.
The main pollutants of water bodies are organic compounds, nutrients, and micropollutants, i.e., contaminants in very low concentrations but with high toxic potential to humans and aquatic life, such as heavy metals, pesticides, endocrine-disrupting compounds (EDCs), disinfection byproducts (DBPs), and pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs). Since the removal of these pollutants by conventional water and wastewater treatment processes is generally inefficient, advanced treatment technologies have been proposed and tested to mitigate their spread in the environment.
This Special Issue on “Novel Technologies for Pollutants Removal from Water and Wastewater” aims to highlight novel, effective, and sustainable technologies based on advanced physicochemical and biological processes (or on conventional process adaptations) for the removal of current and emerging pollutants from water and wastewater, including microplastics, textile dyes, surfactants, flame retardants, biocides, polar pesticides and their degradation products, PPCPs, DBPs, and proven or suspected EDCs. Potential topics of the Special Issue include but are not limited to:
- Membrane technologies for pollutant removal from water and wastewater;
- Advanced oxidation processes for water and wastewater treatment;
- Nanotechnology for water and wastewater treatment;
- Photobioreactors for wastewater treatment;
- Aerobic granular sludge for pollutant removal from wastewater;
- Biological nutrient removal;
- Removal of microcystins (MCs) from water;
- Phytoremediation of heavy metals and pesticides;
- Removal of microplastics from water and wastewater;
- Removal of textile dyes from wastewater;
- Integration of advanced treatment technologies for pollutant removal.
Dr. Nídia Dana Lourenço
Prof. Dr. Maria A.M. Reis
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- Pollutant removal
- Water treatment
- Wastewater treatment
- Advanced treatment technologies
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