MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 156, 2018The 24th Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE 2017)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Processes for Energy and Environment|
|Published online||14 March 2018|
Characteristics of Nanoparticles in Drinking Water Treatment using Biological Activated Carbon
Chemical Engineering Department, Universitas Bung Hatta, 25147, Padang, Indonesia
2 Civil Engineering Department, Gifu University, 501-1193, Gifu, Japan
3 River Basin Research Center, Gifu University, 501-1193, Gifu, Japan
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Characteristics of nanoparticles in drinking water treatment were performed using five types of biological activated carbon (BAC) columns (BAC1-BAC5) in continuous flow experiments. The BAC was created by covering granular activated carbon (GAC) with attached microorganisms from water samples taken from the Nagara River in Japan. The total running time was about 2000 h. The characteristics of the nanoparticles were investigated based on size distribution and volume distribution measured by Zetasizer Nano. Total dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and ultraviolet absorbance at 260 nm (UV260) were also studied. The important results in this study were that the detached nanoparticles in the effluent were within the size distribution ranges of 0.26~5.62 nm, 0.62~3.62 nm, 0.62~3.12 nm, 0.62~4.19 nm, and 0.62~6.50 for BAC 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, respectively. The profile of peak size and peak number along the bed depth of the BAC columns was evaluated for better understanding the characteristics of the nanoparticles. This result is very important for improving drinking water treatment using granular activated carbon to remove microorganisms.
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