Project #4294

DBP Precursor and Micropollutant Removal by Powdered Activated Carbon

$227,864
Completed
Principal Investigator
Detlef
Knappe
Research Manager
Mr. Jonathan Cuppett
Contractor
North Carolina State University
Advanced Treatment
Disinfection Byproducts (DBPs)
Non-Regulated Disinfection Byproducts
Treatment

Abstract

This project evaluated the effects of powdered activated carbon (PAC) particle size on DBP precursor and micropollutant removal, and identified physical and chemical sub-micrometer PAC(S-PAC) characteristics that yield effective DBP precursor and micropollutant removal. Published in 2013.