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Editors: Anastasia Nikolau (Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Greece), Luigi Rizzo (Univ. of Salerno, Italy) and Hüseyin Selcuk (Pamukkale University, Environmental Engineering Department, Turkey)
Book Description:
The occurrence of disinfection by-products (DBPs) in drinking water has been an issue of major concern during several decades. The formation of many DBPs species during water disinfection has been documented, while new by-products are still being detected, as the analytical instrumentation available becomes more accurate and sensitive. Most of the DBPs have been proven to have toxic effects on living organisms; therefore they pose risks to human health during drinking water consumption. The factors affecting their formation have been extensively investigated, their transport and fate have been studied, modelling efforts for several of them have been performed, in order to understand better their behaviour and therefore try to minimize their occurrence in waters. Techniques for their removal from water have also been applied, and a variety of disinfection methods or combinations of disinfecting agents have been investigated with the aim to produce safe drinking water containing the minimum possible concentrations of DBPs.
This book deals with the advances in control of DBPs in drinking water systems. Further than an providing an overview of existing disinfection techniques and by-products, up-to-date information on the parameters affecting the procedures of DBPs formation, analytical methods for their determination, toxicity, regulation, it pays special emphasis on the advanced treatment methods applied recently for DBPs control and presents recent promising findings as well as case studies in this field, as the relevant research is proceeding, producing more knowledge and practical solutions in regard to the disinfected drinking water quality.

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1.1 - Chlorination, pp. 3-28;
(L. Rizzo, A. Nikolaou and P. Andrzejewski)

Chapter 1.2 - Chloramines, pp. 29-55;
(Ying Hong, Suibing Liu and Tanju Karanfil)

Chapter 1.3 - Chlorine Dioxide, pp. 57-77;
(Jacek Nawrocki)

Chapter 1.4 - Ozonation in Drinking Water and By-Products Formation, pp. 79-96;
(Hüseyin Selçuk, Mehmet Çakmakçı and Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern)

Chapter 1.5 - Photocatalytic Inactivation of Microorganisms in Drinking Water, pp. 97-117;
(Miray Bekbolet)

Chapter 1.6 - Potassium Permanganate Use in Drinking Water Disinfection, pp. 119-128;
(Anastasia Nikolaou and Spyros Golfinopoulos)

Chapter 1.7 - Occurrence, Fate and Transport, Modeling of DBPs Formation in Drinking Water, pp. 129-162;
(S. Golfinopoulos, A. Nikolaou, V. Uyak, I. Toroz, M. J. Rodriguez and J. Sérodes)

Chapter 2 - Analytical Techniques for DBP Measurements, pp. 163-209;
(P. Andrzejewski, A. Dabrowska and S. Golfinopoulos)

Chapter 3 - Regulations, pp. 211-229;
(Paolo Roccaro and Federico G. A. Vagliasindi)

Chapter 4 - Toxicity of Disinfectants and Disinfection By-products: What did We Learn to Explore More?, pp. 231-249;
(Sureyya Meric)


Chapter 5.1 - Natural Organic Matter: Definitions and Characterization, pp. 253-277;
(Ceyda Senem Uyguner, Miray Bekbolet and Joanna Swietlik)

Chapter 5.2 - Removal of Organic DBPs Precursors by Coagulation, pp. 279-293;
(L. Rizzo)

Chapter 5.3 - Removal of DBPs Precursor by Adsorption, pp. 295-318;
(L. Rizzo, P. Roccaro and F. G. A. Vagliasindi)


Chapter 6.1 - DBPs Control: Chlorite, pp. 321-345;
(Sabrina Sorlini and Carlo Collivignarelli)

Chapter 6.2 - THMs, HAAs, pp. 347-369;
(K. G. Babi and C. A. Makri)


Chapter 7.1 - Ferrate (VI), pp. 373-380;
(Virender K. Sharma)

Chapter 7.2 - Catalytic Ozonation, pp. 381-399;
(Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern)

Chapter 7.3 - AOPs-H2O2, pp. 401-417;
(S. Golfinopoulos and A. Nikolaou)

Chapter 7.4 - A Review on the Photocatalytic Degradation of Humic Substances, pp. 419-446;
(Ceyda Senem Uyguner and Miray Bekbolet)

Chapter 7.5 - Photoelectrocatalytic Treatment and Disinfection By-Products Formation, pp. 447-456;
(Huseyin Selcuk, Patrick S.M. Dunlop, J. Anthony Byrne and Marc A. Anderson)

Chapter 7.6 - Ion Exchange Processes for Natural Organic Matter Removal and Disinfection By-Product Control, pp. 457-475;
(Yongrui Tan, James Kilduff and Tanju Karanfil)

Chapter 7.7 - Membrane Processes for Disinfection By-Product Formation Control, pp. 477-498;
(James Kilduff)


8.1 - Case Studies

Chapter 8.1.1 - Chlorination/air Stripping and Ozonation for DBPs Control in a DWTP: An Italian Case Study, pp. 503-512
(V. Belgiorno, R. M. A. Napoli and L. Rizzo)

Chapter 8.1.2 - Water Treatment and DBPs: A Case Study in Athens, Greece, pp. 513-522;
(S. Golfinopoulos, A. Nikolaou and T. Lekkas)

Chapter 8.1.3 - Water Treatment Applications in Turkey: Examples from Istanbul, pp. 523-531;
(Aslihan Kerc, Ahmet M. Saatci and Huseyin Selcuk)

Chapter 8.1.4 - Pilot Investigations on the Effective Treatment of Ground Water of High Contents of Natural Organic Matter: A Case Study, pp. 533-540;
(Sławomir Biłozor, Urszula Raczyk-Stanisławiak and Joanna Świetlik)

Chapter 8.2 - Economical Evaluation of Drinking Water Treatment Systems, pp. 541-557;
(P. Roccaro and F. G. A. Vagliasindi)



   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   ISBN: 978-1-60021-322-9
   Status: AV
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