waste water


Summary: Contaminated water generated as a waste product of human activity.

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  1. Kamble S, Chakravarthy Y, Singh A, Chubilleau C, Starkl M, Bawa I. A soil biotechnology system for wastewater treatment: technical, hygiene, environmental LCA and economic aspects. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:13315-13334 pubmed publisher
    ..It is based on a bio-conversion process and is practically maintenance free. It does not produce any odorous bio-sludge and consumes the least energy. ..
  2. Chang H, Liu T, He Q, Li D, Crittenden J, Liu B. Removal of calcium and magnesium ions from shale gas flowback water by chemically activated zeolite. Water Sci Technol. 2017;76:575-583 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, powdered zeolites outperformed granulated zeolites in divalent cation removal. ..
  3. Castiglioni S, Thomas K, Kasprzyk Hordern B, Vandam L, Griffiths P. Testing wastewater to detect illicit drugs: state of the art, potential and research needs. Sci Total Environ. 2014;487:613-20 pubmed
  4. Eusebi A, Bellezze T, Chiappini G, Sasso M, Battistoni P. Influence of aeration cycles on mechanical characteristics of elastomeric diffusers in biological intermittent processes: Accelerated tests in real environment. Water Res. 2017;117:143-156 pubmed publisher
    ..Any changes in terms of oxygen transfer parameters (KLa and SOTE%) were specifically founded by causing to the repeated on/off switching. ..
  5. Papa M, Foladori P, Guglielmi L, Bertanza G. How far are we from closing the loop of sewage resource recovery? A real picture of municipal wastewater treatment plants in Italy. J Environ Manage. 2017;198:9-15 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, an overall explanation of these driving forces within the system is explored. ..
  6. Manamperuma L, Wei L, Ratnaweera H. Multi-parameter based coagulant dosing control. Water Sci Technol. 2017;75:2157-2162 pubmed publisher
    ..The considerable savings reduce sludge production, leading to further cost saving on sludge treatment. This paper presents the method, function and experiences of the full-scale implementation of the system in different WWTPs. ..
  7. Liu M, Wang S, Nobu M, Bocher B, Kaley S, Liu W. Impacts of biostimulation and bioaugmentation on the performance and microbial ecology in methanogenic reactors treating purified terephthalic acid wastewater. Water Res. 2017;122:308-316 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, proper level of molasses amendment and external granule inoculation could be promising strategies to make up for biomass loss during the operation of PTA-degrading UASB. ..
  8. Burtchett J, Mallin M, Cahoon L. Micro-zooplankton grazing as a means of fecal bacteria removal in stormwater BMPs. Water Sci Technol. 2017;75:2702-2715 pubmed publisher
    ..Grazing on fecal bacteria in BMPs is enhanced by aquatic vegetation, and grazing in aquatic BMPs in warmer climates should be greater than in cooler climates. ..
  9. Xue W, Hao T, Mackey H, Li X, Chan R, Chen G. The role of sulfate in aerobic granular sludge process for emerging sulfate-laden wastewater treatment. Water Res. 2017;124:513-520 pubmed publisher

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  1. Guldhe A, Kumari S, Ramanna L, Ramsundar P, Singh P, Rawat I, et al. Prospects, recent advancements and challenges of different wastewater streams for microalgal cultivation. J Environ Manage. 2017;203:299-315 pubmed publisher
    ..Scope and challenges of microalgal biomass grown on wastewater for various applications are also discussed along with the biorefinery approach. ..
  2. Samanipour S, Baz Lomba J, Alygizakis N, Reid M, Thomaidis N, Thomas K. Two stage algorithm vs commonly used approaches for the suspect screening of complex environmental samples analyzed via liquid chromatography high resolution time of flight mass spectroscopy: A test study. J Chromatogr A. 2017;1501:68-78 pubmed publisher
    ..We further discuss the boundaries of applicability of the two stage algorithm. The importance of background knowledge and experience in evaluating the reliability of results during the suspect screening was evaluated. ..
  3. Jiao Y, Chen H, Gao R, Zhu Y, Rensing C. Organic compounds stimulate horizontal transfer of antibiotic resistance genes in mixed wastewater treatment systems. Chemosphere. 2017;184:53-61 pubmed publisher
    ..More importantly, this study revealed for the first time that dyeing contaminants influenced horizontal gene transfer (HGT) of ARGs. ..
  4. Wei W, Zhou X, Xie G, Duan H, Wang Q. A novel free ammonia based pretreatment technology to enhance anaerobic methane production from primary sludge. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2017;114:2245-2252 pubmed publisher
    ..Economic analysis and environmental evaluation demonstrated that FA pretreatment technology was environmentally friendly and economically favorable. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 2017;114: 2245-2252. © 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  5. Carré E, Beigbeder J, Jauzein V, Junqua G, Lopez Ferber M. Life cycle assessment case study: Tertiary treatment process options for wastewater reuse. Integr Environ Assess Manag. 2017;13:1113-1121 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was conducted on an industrial pilot; it may thus be representative of industrial facilities implemented to treat higher water flows. Integr Environ Assess Manag 2017;13:1113-1121. © 2017 SETAC. ..
  6. Yang Y, Toor G, Wilson P, Williams C. Micropollutants in groundwater from septic systems: Transformations, transport mechanisms, and human health risk assessment. Water Res. 2017;123:258-267 pubmed publisher
    ..A better understanding of ecotoxicological effects of micropollutant mixtures from septic systems to ecosystem and human health is warranted for the long-term sustainability of septic systems. ..
  7. Kang J, Lee J, Choe H, Seong C. Hymenobacter tenuis sp. nov., isolated from wastewater of an acidic water neutralization facility. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:2171-2177 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of the evidence presented in this study, a novel species, Hymenobacter tenuis sp. nov., is proposed, with POB6T (=KCTC 52271T=JCM 31659T) as the type strain. ..
  8. Boltz J, Smets B, Rittmann B, Van Loosdrecht M, Morgenroth E, Daigger G. From biofilm ecology to reactors: a focused review. Water Sci Technol. 2017;75:1753-1760 pubmed publisher
    ..Biofilm models have become essential tools for fundamental biofilm research and biofilm reactor engineering and design. At the same time, the divergence between biofilm modeling and biofilm reactor modeling approaches is recognized. ..
  9. Dong Q, Liu Y, Shi H, Huang X. Effects of graphite nanoparticles on nitrification in an activated sludge system. Chemosphere. 2017;182:231-237 pubmed publisher
    ..Nitrosospira sp., Comamonas sp. and Bradyrhizobiace sp. Nitrifiers significantly decreased, while the phyla Gammaproteobacteria, Deinocccus, and Bacteroidetes exhibited greater stability during GNP treatment. ..
  10. Meng Q, Chen H, Lin J, Lin Z, Sun J. Zeolite A synthesized from alkaline assisted pre-activated halloysite for efficient heavy metal removal in polluted river water and industrial wastewater. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;56:254-262 pubmed publisher
  11. Wang B, Wang Z, Jiang Y, Tan G, Xu N, Xu Y. Enhanced power generation and wastewater treatment in sustainable biochar electrodes based bioelectrochemical system. Bioresour Technol. 2017;241:841-848 pubmed publisher
    ..93h-1 for CF anode BES to 3.58, 4.35 and 5.33h-1 for BC500, BC900 and BAC anode system, respectively. AO7 could also be effectively decolored in biochar cathode systems, which was mainly due to adsorption. ..
  12. Hu D, Xiao T, Chen Z, Wang H, Xu J, Li X, et al. Effect of the high cross flow velocity on performance of a pilot-scale anaerobic membrane bioreactor for treating antibiotic solvent wastewater. Bioresour Technol. 2017;243:47-56 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the concentration of biomass, polysaccharide and protein presented opposite trends in the attached sludge of the membrane. The results indicated that AnMBR can effectively treat the antibiotic solvent wastewater under high CFV. ..
  13. Silva J, Santos D, Santos U, Eguiluz K, Salazar Banda G, Schneider J, et al. Electrochemical and/or microbiological treatment of pyrolysis wastewater. Chemosphere. 2017;185:145-151 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, the results indicate that the combination of both processes used in this study is relevant for the treatment of pyrolysis wastewater. ..
  14. Gupta A, Kumar M, Thakur I. Analysis and optimization of process parameters for production of polyhydroxyalkanoates along with wastewater treatment by Serratia sp. ISTVKR1. Bioresour Technol. 2017;242:55-59 pubmed publisher
    ..3368±0.13gL-1) and % COD reduction (88.93±2.41) of wastewater, respectively. The study, thus established the production of PHA along with wastewater contaminant removal by Serratia sp. ISTVKR1. ..
  15. Kezia K, Lee J, Zisu B, Chen G, Gras S, Kentish S. Solubility of Calcium Phosphate in Concentrated Dairy Effluent Brines. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:4027-4034 pubmed publisher
  16. Castro G, Rodriguez I, Ramil M, Cela R. Evaluation of nitrate effects in the aqueous photodegradability of selected phenolic pollutants. Chemosphere. 2017;185:127-136 pubmed publisher
    ..Nitration reactions were particularly favourable for OPP with the generated nitro TPs displaying a higher stability than the precursor molecule and the hydroxylated TPs of the same compound. ..
  17. Shafiq M, Shaukat T, Nazir A, Bareen F. Modeling of Cr contamination in the agricultural lands of three villages near the leather industry in Kasur, Pakistan, using statistical and GIS techniques. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:423 pubmed publisher
    ..Among the multiple causes of Cr contamination of vegetables, soil irrigation with contaminated groundwater was observed to be the dominant one. ..
  18. Irwin R, Surapaneni A, Smith D, Schmidt J, Rigby H, Smith S. Verification of an alternative sludge treatment process for pathogen reduction at two wastewater treatment plants in Victoria, Australia. J Water Health. 2017;15:626-637 pubmed publisher
  19. Dong S, Nguyen T, Plewa M. Comparative mammalian cell cytotoxicity of wastewater with elevated bromide and iodide after chlorination, chloramination, or ozonation. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;58:296-301 pubmed publisher
  20. Xin Y, Sun B, Zhu X, Yan Z, Zhao X, Sun X. Resourceful treatment of alcohol distillery wastewater by pulsed discharge. Bioresour Technol. 2017;244:175-181 pubmed publisher
    ..Far away from discharge channel, the neutral particles with strong oxidizing were more important. This work can be a good guidance for both treatment of refractory wastewater and mechanism of hydrogen production by plasma reforming. ..
  21. Wang L, Gong X, Wang R, Gan Z, Lu Y, Sun H. Application of an immobilized ionic liquid for the passive sampling of perfluorinated substances in water. J Chromatogr A. 2017;1515:45-53 pubmed publisher
    ..The calculated time-weighted average concentrations of most PFASs fit well with the detected concentrations of the active sampling, indicating the applicability of the IIL-sampler in monitoring these compounds in water. ..
  22. Harris P, Schmidt T, McCabe B. Evaluation of chemical, thermobaric and thermochemical pre-treatment on anaerobic digestion of high-fat cattle slaughterhouse waste. Bioresour Technol. 2017;244:605-610 pubmed publisher
    ..Further investigation into long-term impact of pre-treatments in semi-continuous digestion experiments will provide additional evaluation of appropriate pre-treatment options for high-fat slaughterhouse wastewater. ..
  23. Roy D, McEvoy J, Blonigen M, Amundson M, Khan E. Seasonal variation and ex-situ nitrification activity of ammonia oxidizing archaea in biofilm based wastewater treatment processes. Bioresour Technol. 2017;244:850-859 pubmed publisher
    ..This study has shown that AOA outnumber AOB and contribute to ammonia oxidation in full-scale nitrifying biofilm processes. ..
  24. Kansal S, Kumari A. Potential of M. oleifera for the treatment of water and wastewater. Chem Rev. 2014;114:4993-5010 pubmed publisher
  25. Yang G, Tang P, Yen C. Removal of micropollutants from municipal wastewater by graphene adsorption and simultaneous electrocoagulation/electrofiltration process. Water Sci Technol. 2017;75:1882-1888 pubmed publisher
    ..Carbon adsorption, size exclusion, electrostatic repulsion, electrocoagulation, and electrofiltration were considered as the main mechanisms for the removal of target ECs by the integrated process indicated above. ..
  26. Fernández Arévalo T, Lizarralde I, Fdz Polanco F, Perez Elvira S, Garrido J, Puig S, et al. Quantitative assessment of energy and resource recovery in wastewater treatment plants based on plant-wide simulations. Water Res. 2017;118:272-288 pubmed publisher
    ..Even so, the library presented here is generic and can be used to construct any other plant layout, provided that a model is available. ..
  27. Pan J, Qi S, Sun Y, Jiang Y, Zhao N, Huang L, et al. Nitrogen removal and nitrogen functional gene abundances in three subsurface wastewater infiltration systems under different modes of aeration and influent C/N ratios. Bioresour Technol. 2017;241:1162-1167 pubmed publisher
    ..1%). The results suggested that intermittent aeration was a reliable option to achieve high TN removal in SWISs, especially under high influent C/N ratio. ..
  28. Wang J, Liu G, Liu H, Lam P. Tracking historical mobility behavior and sources of lead in the 59-year sediment core from the Huaihe River using lead isotopic compositions. Chemosphere. 2017;184:584-593 pubmed publisher
  29. Wen Y, He Y, Ji X, Li S, Chen L, Zhou Y, et al. Isolation of an indigenous Chlorella vulgaris from swine wastewater and characterization of its nutrient removal ability in undiluted sewage. Bioresour Technol. 2017;243:247-253 pubmed publisher
    ..The results showed that the level of 5-mC was inversely proportional to the growth of MBFJNU-1 in different diluted swine slurry, helping to understand 5-mC variation in response to stress environment. ..
  30. Montenero M, Dilbone E, Waples J. Using medically-derived iodine-131 to track sewage effluent in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Water Res. 2017;123:773-782 pubmed publisher
    ..Using 131I as a tracer of sewage effluent from other coastal municipalities to the Laurentian Great Lakes appears feasible, particularly for larger (>105) population centers. ..
  31. Purohit M, Chandran S, Shah H, Diwan V, Tamhankar A, Stålsby Lundborg C. Antibiotic Resistance in an Indian Rural Community: A 'One-Health' Observational Study on Commensal Coliform from Humans, Animals, and Water. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..The frequency of resistance, co-resistance, and resistant genes are high and similar in coliforms from humans and their environment. This emphasizes the need to mitigate antibiotic resistance with a 'one-health' approach. ..
  32. Tang K, Ooi G, Litty K, Sundmark K, Kaarsholm K, Sund C, et al. Removal of pharmaceuticals in conventionally treated wastewater by a polishing moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR) with intermittent feeding. Bioresour Technol. 2017;236:77-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to the intermittently feeding, degradation of diclofenac occurred with a half-life of only 2.1h and was thus much faster than any hitherto described wastewater bioreactor treatment. ..
  33. Seiple T, Coleman A, Skaggs R. Municipal wastewater sludge as a sustainable bioresource in the United States. J Environ Manage. 2017;197:673-680 pubmed publisher
    ..56 Tg/y (13.84 MT/y) of dry solids; 2) 50% are not beneficially utilized, and 3) POTWs can support seven regions that aggregate >910 Mg/d (1000 T/d) of sludge within a travel distance of 100 km. ..
  34. Tierney K, Welsh P, Mills M, Nason S, Barreda D, Paszkowski C. Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) and wastewater ponds, Part II: Developmental, physiological, morphological and behavioural effects of ingestion of secondary clarified effluent water. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017;143:336-343 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that SCEW ingestion would be unlikely to cause any overt health effects in adults, but may evoke subtle, covert effects nevertheless. ..
  35. Vaccari M, Montasser W, Tudor T, Leone L. Environmental audits and process flow mapping to assess management of solid waste and wastewater from a healthcare facility: an Italian case study. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:239 pubmed publisher
    ..These include strategies for improved resource efficiency (including reduction in the hazardous waste) and reduced environmental impacts during the containment, transport and treatment of the waste. ..
  36. Salimi J, Kakavandi B, Babaei A, Takdastan A, Alavi N, Neisi A, et al. Modeling and optimization of nonylphenol removal from contaminated water media using a magnetic recoverable composite by artificial neural networks. Water Sci Technol. 2017;75:1761-1775 pubmed publisher
    ..Ultimately, from the findings of this study, it can be postulated that Fe3O4/AC nanoparticles can be recommended as a promising and novel adsorbent to remove NP from polluted groundwater. ..
  37. Liu S, Li L, Li H, Wang H, Yang P. Study on ammonium and organics removal combined with electricity generation in a continuous flow microbial fuel cell. Bioresour Technol. 2017;243:1087-1096 pubmed publisher
    ..This study showed the potential for practical application of continuous flow MFC system treating ammonium/organics rich wastewater and achieving electricity generation simultaneously. ..
  38. Dewil R, Mantzavinos D, Poulios I, Rodrigo M. New perspectives for Advanced Oxidation Processes. J Environ Manage. 2017;195:93-99 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the use of photoelectrochemical processes for energy production is discussed. The work ends with some perspectives that can be of interest for the ongoing and future research. ..
  39. Baz Lomba J, Harman C, Reid M, Thomas K. Passive sampling of wastewater as a tool for the long-term monitoring of community exposure: Illicit and prescription drug trends as a proof of concept. Water Res. 2017;121:221-230 pubmed publisher
    ..POCIS is demonstrated to be a valuable and reliable tool for the long-term monitoring of certain drugs and pharmaceuticals within a defined population. ..
  40. Zhang X, Zhao H, Du J, Qu Y, Shen C, Tan F, et al. Occurrence, removal, and risk assessment of antibiotics in 12 wastewater treatment plants from Dalian, China. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:16478-16487 pubmed publisher
  41. Jia S, Han Y, Zhuang H, Han H, Li K. Simultaneous removal of organic matter and salt ions from coal gasification wastewater RO concentrate and microorganisms succession in a MBR. Bioresour Technol. 2017;241:517-524 pubmed publisher
    ..1%), respectively. High salinity and intermittent aeration represented different influence on the denitrifying genus, and non-aeration phase provided feasible dissolved oxygen condition for denitrifying genera realizing denitrification. ..
  42. Ho L, Van Echelpoel W, Goethals P. Design of waste stabilization pond systems: A review. Water Res. 2017;123:236-248 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these findings, we advise engineers and designers to shift from the conventional approaches to more innovative and economic tools which are suitable for dealing with large variations of natural biological systems. ..
  43. Chen H, Peng H, Yang M, Hu J, Zhang Y. Detection, Occurrence, and Fate of Fluorotelomer Alcohols in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants. Environ Sci Technol. 2017;51:8953-8961 pubmed publisher
    ..This work provides the first report on the occurrence of FTOHs in sludge samples of municipal WWTPs and their mass balance and highlights a new emission route to environment via WWTPs. ..
  44. Stager J, Zhang X, Logan B. Addition of acetate improves stability of power generation using microbial fuel cells treating domestic wastewater. Bioelectrochemistry. 2017;118:154-160 pubmed publisher
    ..These results highlight the importance of wastewater strength and brush anode size for producing stable and continuous power in compact MFCs. ..
  45. Liljeqvist M, Ossandon F, González C, Rajan S, Stell A, Valdes J, et al. Metagenomic analysis reveals adaptations to a cold-adapted lifestyle in a low-temperature acid mine drainage stream. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2015;91: pubmed publisher
    ..The study identified a low diversity of abundant microorganisms adapted to a low-temperature acidic environment as well as identifying some of the strategies the microorganisms employ to grow in this extreme environment. ..
  46. Acosta Soto L, Santísima Trinidad A, Bornay Llinares F, Martín González M, Pascual Valero J, Ros Muñoz M. Quantitative PCR and Digital PCR for Detection of Ascaris lumbricoides Eggs in Reclaimed Water. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:7515409 pubmed publisher
    ..lumbricoides eggs. This fact indicated the importance of developing new methodologies to detect helminth eggs with higher sensitivity and precision avoiding possible human infection risks. ..
  47. Kjerstadius H, Bernstad Saraiva A, Spångberg J, Davidsson A. Carbon footprint of urban source separation for nutrient recovery. J Environ Manage. 2017;197:250-257 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, the study showed that source separation systems could potentially be used to increase nutrient recovery from urban areas, while decreasing the climate impact. ..
  48. Caluwé M, Dobbeleers T, D aes J, Miele S, Akkermans V, Daens D, et al. Formation of aerobic granular sludge during the treatment of petrochemical wastewater. Bioresour Technol. 2017;238:559-567 pubmed publisher
    ..4µm in SBRae. The chemical oxygen demand (COD) and dissolved organic carbon (DOC) removal was similar in both reactors and above 95%. The anaerobic DOC uptake increased from 0.13% to 43.2% in 60days in SBRan. ..
  49. Neyestani M, Dickenson E, McLain J, Robleto E, Rock C, Gerrity D. Impacts of solids retention time on trace organic compound attenuation and bacterial resistance to trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole. Chemosphere. 2017;182:149-158 pubmed publisher
  50. Wang Q, Chen Q, Chen J. Optimizing external carbon source addition in domestics wastewater treatment based on online sensoring data and a numerical model. Water Sci Technol. 2017;75:2716-2725 pubmed publisher
    ..7% and aeration costs were reduced by 8.0% compared with those using a fixed-dose addition mode in the pilot reactor. The obtained technology was applied to the full-scale Jiangxinzhou WWTP in Nanjing with promising results. ..
  51. Huang R, Chelme Ayala P, Zhang Y, Changalov M, Gamal El Din M. Investigation of dissociation constants for individual and total naphthenic acids species using ultra performance liquid chromatography ion mobility time-of-flight mass spectrometry analysis. Chemosphere. 2017;184:738-746 pubmed publisher
    ..Both the ion-mobility separation technique and the new calculation model could be widely applied for the investigation of other complicated pollutants present in water and wastewater. ..
  52. Wang M, Zhang D, Dong J, Tan S. Constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment in cold climate - A review. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;57:293-311 pubmed publisher
    ..This study is conducive to further research for the understanding of CW design and treatment performance in cold climate. ..
  53. Mahlangu O, Nackaerts R, Mamba B, Verliefde A. Development of hydrophilic GO-ZnO/PES membranes for treatment of pharmaceutical wastewater. Water Sci Technol. 2017;76:501-514 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition to improved TOrC rejection properties and resistance to fouling, GO-ZnO/PES membranes degraded Brilliant Black. ..
  54. Niu L, Zhang X, Li Y, Wang P, Zhang W, Wang C, et al. Elevational characteristics of the archaeal community in full-scale activated sludge wastewater treatment plants at a 3,660-meter elevational scale. Water Sci Technol. 2017;76:531-541 pubmed publisher
    ..Redundancy analysis indicated that wastewater variables were the dominant contributors to the variation of community structures at higher elevations, followed by operational variables and elevation. ..
  55. Lin W, Sun S, Wu C, Xu P, Ye Z, Zhuang S. Effects of toxic organic flotation reagent (aniline aerofloat) on an A/O submerged membrane bioreactor (sMBR): Microbial community dynamics and performance. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017;142:14-21 pubmed publisher
  56. Ambuchi J, Zhang Z, Shan L, Liang D, Zhang P, Feng Y. Response of anaerobic granular sludge to iron oxide nanoparticles and multi-wall carbon nanotubes during beet sugar industrial wastewater treatment. Water Res. 2017;117:87-94 pubmed publisher
    ..The results provide useful information and insights on the adjustment of anaerobic microorganisms to the natural complex environment based on nanoparticles infiltration. ..
  57. Hemalatha M, Sravan J, Yeruva D, Venkata Mohan S. Integrated ecotechnology approach towards treatment of complex wastewater with simultaneous bioenergy production. Bioresour Technol. 2017;242:60-67 pubmed publisher
    ..The study resulted in providing a strategy of combining SBR as pretreatment step to BET process and finally polishing with microalgae cultivation achieving the benefits of enhanced wastewater treatment along with value addition. ..
  58. Mujtaba G, Lee K. Treatment of real wastewater using co-culture of immobilized Chlorella vulgaris and suspended activated sludge. Water Res. 2017;120:174-184 pubmed publisher
    ..03 g/L/d to 0.05 g/L/d in the co-culture of low inoculum ratios such as R = 0.5, implying that there exist an optimum inoculum ratio in the co-culture system in order to achieve efficient removal of nutrients. ..
  59. Ferreira R, Domingues A, Takase I, Stapelfeldt D. Studies of selective adsorption, desorption and reuse of chemically altered biomass produced from aquatic macrophytes for treatment of metal-containing wastewater. Water Sci Technol. 2017;75:2083-2093 pubmed publisher
    ..5657 (MBOH), 157.4392 (SSOH) and 78.9432 m2 g-1 (SS). ..
  60. Sathishkumar K, Sathiyaraj S, Parthipan P, Akhil A, Murugan K, Rajasekar A. Electrochemical decolorization of methyl red by RuO2-IrO2-TiO2 electrode and biodegradation with Pseudomonas stutzeri MN1 and Acinetobacter baumannii MN3: An integrated approach. Chemosphere. 2017;183:204-211 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, this integrated approach can be used as an effective degradation method to treat dyes in the textile industry. ..
  61. Ren L, Chen R, Zhang X, Shao J, He Y. Phenol biodegradation and microbial community dynamics in extractive membrane bioreactor (EMBR) for phenol-laden saline wastewater. Bioresour Technol. 2017;244:1121-1128 pubmed publisher
    ..82mg/gSS) to absorb and degrade phenol, compared to the virgin data without phenol addition. However, high concentration of phenol showed adverse effects on EPS release, microbial abundance and biodiversity. ..
  62. Ahmed M, Zhou J, Ngo H, Guo W, Johir M, Belhaj D. Competitive sorption affinity of sulfonamides and chloramphenicol antibiotics toward functionalized biochar for water and wastewater treatment. Bioresour Technol. 2017;238:306-312 pubmed publisher
    ..0 was regulated by H-bond formation and proton exchange with water by forming CAHB, respectively. The results suggested fBC to be highly efficient in removing antibiotics mixture. ..
  63. Yarimtepe C, Oz N, Ince O. Volatile fatty acid production dynamics during the acidification of pretreated olive mill wastewater. Bioresour Technol. 2017;241:936-944 pubmed publisher
  64. Gyawali P, Ahmed W, Sidhu J, Jagals P, Toze S. Quantification of hookworm ova from wastewater matrices using quantitative PCR. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;57:231-237 pubmed publisher
    ..The result of this study indicated that qPCR can be used for the quantification of hookworm ova from wastewater and sludge samples; however, caution is advised in interpreting qPCR generated data for health risk assessment. ..
  65. Fernández Linares L, Guerrero Barajas C, Durán Páramo E, Badillo Corona J. Assessment of Chlorella vulgaris and indigenous microalgae biomass with treated wastewater as growth culture medium. Bioresour Technol. 2017;244:400-406 pubmed publisher
    ..An enrichment of treated wastewater with Bayfolan® significantly increased the production of biomass along with an increase in pigments and proteins of ten and threefold, respectively. ..
  66. Das D, Datta A, Kumbhakar D, Ghosh B, Pramanik A, Gupta S, et al. Assessment of photocatalytic potentiality and determination of ecotoxicity (using plant model for better environmental applicability) of synthesized copper, copper oxide and copper-doped zinc oxide nanoparticles. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182823 pubmed publisher
    ..Such study provides insight for waste water management...
  67. Gunnigle E, Siggins A, Botting C, Fuszard M, O Flaherty V, Abram F. Low-temperature anaerobic digestion is associated with differential methanogenic protein expression. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2015;362: pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrated the value of employing a polyphasic approach to address microbial community dynamics and highlighted the functional redundancy of AD microbiomes. ..
  68. Chen Y, Lan S, Wang L, Dong S, Zhou H, Tan Z, et al. A review: Driving factors and regulation strategies of microbial community structure and dynamics in wastewater treatment systems. Chemosphere. 2017;174:173-182 pubmed publisher
  69. Lin X, Wang Y. Microstructure of anammox granules and mechanisms endowing their intensity revealed by microscopic inspection and rheometry. Water Res. 2017;120:22-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The specific organization and composition of anammox granules endows them with excellent intensity and integrity, which can be of importance for full-scale reactor operations where diverse shocks can be expected. ..
  70. Diaz Elsayed N, Xu X, Balaguer Barbosa M, Zhang Q. An evaluation of the sustainability of onsite wastewater treatment systems for nutrient management. Water Res. 2017;121:186-196 pubmed publisher
    ..Lastly, when the TN removed by the drainfield was <20%, the advanced system had lower impacts than conventional OWTSs across all impact categories except ecotoxicity. ..
  71. Ben W, Zhu B, Yuan X, Zhang Y, Yang M, Qiang Z. Transformation and fate of natural estrogens and their conjugates in wastewater treatment plants: Influence of operational parameters and removal pathways. Water Res. 2017;124:244-250 pubmed publisher
    ..This study highlights the challenge on the elimination of NEs, particularly their conjugates, by wastewater treatment processes. ..
  72. Garcia M, Mora M, Esquivel D, Foster J, Rodero A, Jiménez Sanchidrián C, et al. Microwave atmospheric pressure plasma jets for wastewater treatment: Degradation of methylene blue as a model dye. Chemosphere. 2017;180:239-246 pubmed publisher
    ..Values of energy yield at 50% dye conversion of 0.296 g/kWh were achieved. Also, the use of two plasma applicators in parallel has been proven to improve energy efficiency. ..
  73. Gunkel M, Pawlowsky Reusing E. Field campaign on sediment transport behaviour in a pressure main from pumping station to wastewater treatment plant in Berlin. Water Sci Technol. 2017;75:2025-2033 pubmed publisher
  74. Zhang S, Wang L, Liu C, Luo J, Crittenden J, Liu X, et al. Photocatalytic wastewater purification with simultaneous hydrogen production using MoS2 QD-decorated hierarchical assembly of ZnIn2S4 on reduced graphene oxide photocatalyst. Water Res. 2017;121:11-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Significantly, the removal efficiencies of natural organic substances in actual river water reached 76.3-98.4%, and COD reduced from 32 to 16 mg/L with 13.8 ?mol H2 production after 12 h. ..
  75. Fang C, Wang Z, Feng M, Huang Y, Yang F, Liu J. Trace bromide ion impurity leads to formation of chlorobromoaromatic by-products in peroxymonosulfate-based oxidation of chlorophenols. Chemosphere. 2017;182:624-629 pubmed publisher
    ..The possible reaction pathways of TCP and its derivatives are discussed. These findings have important implications for the future applications of PMS-based oxidation processes. ..
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