1st Edition

The Global Arsenic Problem
Challenges for Safe Water Production




ISBN 9781138112339
Published June 21, 2017 by CRC Press
270 Pages - 8 Color & 87 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

A prevalent and increasingly important issue, arsenic removal continues to be one of the most important areas of water treatment. Conventional treatment plants may employ several methods for removing arsenic from water. Commonly used processes include oxidation, sedimentation, coagulation and filtration, lime treatment, adsorption onto sorptive media, ion exchange, and membrane filtration. However, in the most affected regions, large conventional treatment plants may not be appropriate and factors such as cost and acceptability as well as performance must be considered. This book, published in cooperation with leading experts in this field, provides a thorough analysis of the problems, solutions, and possible alternatives to achieve safe water production on a global scale.

Table of Contents

Table of contents
Foreword
Overview of Global Arsenic Crisis and Human Toxicity
The Global Arsenic Crisis —A Short Introduction, J. Bundschuh, M. I. Litter, P. Bhattacharya, and J. Hoinkis
Arsenic Contamination in Groundwaters in Bangladesh and Options of Sustainable Drinking Water Supplies, P. Bhattacharya, J. Bundschuh, M. von Brömssen, M. Hossain, K. M. Ahmed, J. Hoinkis, and M. Litter
Toxic Effects of Arsenic on Human Erythrocytes, M. Suwalsky, C. Rivera, F. Villena, and C. P. Sotomayor

Arsenic Removal: Mechanisms, Current Practices and Experiences
Mechanisms of Arsenic Removal from Water, W. Höll
Granular Iron Hydroxide as an Adsorbent for Arsenic in Water, M. Streat and K. Hellgardt
Arsenic Removal from Water Using Magnetites, K. Ohe, T. Oshima, and Y. Baba
Study of the Long Term Stability of Ferric Iron - Arsenic Precipitates, N. Dimitrova and V. Nenov
Arsenic and Boron in Geothermal Water and Their Removal, K. Yoshizuka, N. Kabay, and M. Bryjak
Arsenic Removal from Potable Water: Point-of-Use, Point-of-Entry and Municipal Experiences, P. Sylvester, T. Möller, and O. Boyd

Membrane Processes and Applications in Arsenic Removal
Review of Membrane Processes for Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water, A. Figoli, A. Criscuoli, and J. Hoinkis
Arsenic Removal by Small-Scale Reverse Osmosis Units, J. Hoinkis, C. Pätzold, and J. Bundschuh
Potential Application to Remove Arsenic by Functional Polymers in Conjunction with Membranes and Electrooxidation Processes, B.L. Rivas and J. Sánchez

Innovations in Arsenic Removal Techniques for Safe Water Production
Testing of a New Selective Arsenic Adsorbent and Ooverview of Field Test Data; S. Neumann, R. Klipper, J. Stoll, M. Dahm, S. Breuer, B. Chudzik-Raeth, S. Trokowski, and C. Wei Hsin
Chitosan Dispersed with Fe(III) Oxide Particles: A Sorbent Used for Selective Removal of Arsenic from Contaminated Waters, L. Cumbal and M. Zuñiga
Field Experiences with ArsenXnp, a Very Effective and Efficient Hybrid Media for Arsenic Removal, E. Belsten, F. Boodoo, J. D’Alessandro, M. Garegnani, and D. Larose
Low-Cost Solar Technologies for Arsenic Removal in Drinking Water, M.E. Morgada de Boggio, I.K. Levy, M. Mateu, J.M. Meichtry, S. Farías, G.D. López, D. Bahnemann, R. Dillert, and M.I. Litter

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