Waste Water Treatment
Published Online: 15 APR 2005
Copyright © 2005 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
How to Cite
Kuo, J. 2005. Air Stripping. Water Encyclopedia. 1:631–632.
- Published Online: 15 APR 2005
Air stripping is a physical process that enhances volatilization of compounds from water by passing clean air through it. It is commonly used in treating groundwater contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and in removing ammonia in wastewater.
- air stripping;
- groundwater remediation;
- volatile organic compounds (VOCs)