Project #446

Removal of Algal Toxins From Drinking Water Using Ozone and GAC

$348,002
Completed
Principal Investigator
Gayle
Newcombe
Research Manager
Kate A Martin
Contractor
Water Research Australia Limited

Abstract

Assesses the conditions of ozone residual and contact time under which three algal toxins (microcystin, antoxin-a, and the PSP class of toxins) are destroyed. Develops, assesses, and applies a new technique to detect the formation of toxic by-products. Tailored Collaboration partner: United Water International. Published in 2002.