J S Vrouwenvelder

Summary

Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quantitative biofouling diagnosis in full scale nanofiltration and reverse osmosis installations
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    KWR, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Water Res 42:4856-68. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Biofouling of spiral-wound nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes: a feed spacer problem
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Res 43:583-94. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Integrated approach for biofouling control
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Sci Technol 62:2477-90. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Phosphate limitation to control biofouling
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Res 44:3454-66. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Pressure drop increase by biofilm accumulation in spiral wound RO and NF membrane systems: role of substrate concentration, flow velocity, substrate load and flow direction
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Biofouling 25:543-55. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Impact of flow regime on pressure drop increase and biomass accumulation and morphology in membrane systems
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Res 44:689-702. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A novel scenario for biofouling control of spiral wound membrane systems
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Res 45:3890-8. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The membrane fouling simulator: a suitable tool for prediction and characterisation of membrane fouling
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Kiwa Water Research, Department of Microbiological Water Quality and Health, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Water Sci Technol 55:197-205. 2007
  9. doi request reprint In-situ biofilm characterization in membrane systems using Optical Coherence Tomography: formation, structure, detachment and impact of flux change
    C Dreszer
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands Biofilm Centre, University Duisburg Essen, Universitatsstrasse 5, 45141 Essen, Germany
    Water Res 67:243-54. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Spacer geometry and particle deposition in spiral wound membrane feed channels
    A I Radu
    Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, Julianalaan 67, 2628 BC Delft, The Netherlands Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Water Res 64:160-76. 2014

Collaborators

  • C Picioreanu
  • D van der Kooij
  • C Dreszer
  • A I Radu
  • H C Flemming
  • J C Kruithof
  • A Zwijnenburg
  • M S H van Steen
  • A D Wexler
  • S Drusová
  • T Overdijk
  • M C M van Loosdrecht

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Quantitative biofouling diagnosis in full scale nanofiltration and reverse osmosis installations
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    KWR, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Water Res 42:4856-68. 2008
    ..Measurements of biological parameters in the water were shown to be not appropriate in quantifying biofouling. Evidently, there is a need for a practical tool, sensitive pressure drop data and systematic research...
  2. doi request reprint Biofouling of spiral-wound nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes: a feed spacer problem
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Res 43:583-94. 2009
    ..Biofouling control should be focused on the development of low fouling feed spacers and hydrodynamic conditions to restrict the impact of biomass accumulation on the feed channel pressure drop increase...
  3. doi request reprint Integrated approach for biofouling control
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Sci Technol 62:2477-90. 2010
    ..Three potential scenarios for biofouling control are proposed based on (i) biofouling tolerant spiral wound membrane systems, (ii) capillary membranes, and (iii) phosphate limitation...
  4. doi request reprint Phosphate limitation to control biofouling
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Res 44:3454-66. 2010
    ..Since no biofouling was observed at low phosphate concentrations, restricting biomass growth by phosphate limitation may be a feasible approach to control biofouling, even in the presence of high organic carbon levels...
  5. doi request reprint Pressure drop increase by biofilm accumulation in spiral wound RO and NF membrane systems: role of substrate concentration, flow velocity, substrate load and flow direction
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Biofouling 25:543-55. 2009
    ..According to these authors, adaptation of the hydrodynamics, spacers and pressure vessel configuration offer promising alternatives. Additional approaches may be replacing heavily biofouled elements and flow direction reversal...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of flow regime on pressure drop increase and biomass accumulation and morphology in membrane systems
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Res 44:689-702. 2010
    ..Potential long and short term consequences of flow regimes on biofilm development are discussed. Flow regimes manipulate biofilm morphology affecting membrane performance, enabling new approaches to control biofouling...
  7. doi request reprint A novel scenario for biofouling control of spiral wound membrane systems
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Water Res 45:3890-8. 2011
    ..This rational scenario can result in effective biofouling control at low energy requirements, minimal chemical use and minimal cost...
  8. ncbi request reprint The membrane fouling simulator: a suitable tool for prediction and characterisation of membrane fouling
    J S Vrouwenvelder
    Kiwa Water Research, Department of Microbiological Water Quality and Health, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Water Sci Technol 55:197-205. 2007
    ..The MFS provided reproducible data. The small size and low water and chemical use of the MFS facilitate to perform systematic parallel studies. With the MFS, fouling of membranes applied in water treatment can be characterised...
  9. doi request reprint In-situ biofilm characterization in membrane systems using Optical Coherence Tomography: formation, structure, detachment and impact of flux change
    C Dreszer
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands Biofilm Centre, University Duisburg Essen, Universitatsstrasse 5, 45141 Essen, Germany
    Water Res 67:243-54. 2014
    ..Optical Coherence Tomography proved to be a suitable tool for quantitative in-situ biofilm thickness and morphology studies which can be carried out non-destructively and in real-time in transparent membrane biofouling monitors...
  10. doi request reprint Spacer geometry and particle deposition in spiral wound membrane feed channels
    A I Radu
    Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, Julianalaan 67, 2628 BC Delft, The Netherlands Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Water Res 64:160-76. 2014
    ..The deposition patterns were not influenced by permeate production. This combined experimental-modeling approach could be used for feed spacer geometry optimization studies for reduced (bio)fouling. ..
  11. doi request reprint Impact of biofilm accumulation on transmembrane and feed channel pressure drop: effects of crossflow velocity, feed spacer and biodegradable nutrient
    C Dreszer
    Wetsus, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, Agora 1, P O Box 1113, 8900 CC Leeuwarden, The Netherlands Biofilm Centre, University Duisburg Essen, Universitatsstrasse 5, 45141 Essen, Germany
    Water Res 50:200-11. 2014
    ..Pretreatment to remove biodegradable nutrient and removal of biomass from the membrane elements played an important part to prevent or restrict biofouling. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Elucidation and control of biofilm formation processes in water treatment and distribution using the Unified Biofilm Approach
    D van der Kooij
    Kiwa Water Research, PO Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Water Sci Technol 47:83-90. 2003
    ..This approach has been designated as the Unified Biofilm Approach...