Chapter 3.3. Toxicity Evaluation

  1. Philippe Quevauviller2,
  2. Olivier Thomas3 and
  3. André van Der Beken4
  1. Martijn Devisscher,
  2. Chris Thoeye,
  3. Greet De Gueldre and
  4. Boudewijn Van De Steene

Published Online: 10 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470058725.ch12

Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment

Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment

How to Cite

Devisscher, M., Thoeye, C., Gueldre, G. D. and De Steene, B. V. (2006) Toxicity Evaluation, in Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment (eds P. Quevauviller, O. Thomas and A. v. Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470058725.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU9 3/142), Rue de la Loi 200, 1049, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Environment and Sustainable Development Institute, Sherbrooke University, 2500 bld de l'Université, Local A6-1021, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 2R1, Canada

  3. 4

    Department of Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Aquafin NV, Dijkstraat 8, 2630 Aartselaar, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2006

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller

Series Editor Information

  1. European Commission, DG Environment (BU9 3/142), Rue de la Loi 200, 1049, Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471499299

Online ISBN: 9780470058725

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Keywords:

  • toxicity evaluation;
  • best available technology (BAT);
  • need for toxicity measurements;
  • influent vs effluent toxicity of wastewater;
  • effluent toxicity evaluation;
  • central to (eco)toxicity evaluation is dose–effect relationship;
  • influent toxicity testing;
  • toxicity mitigation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Need for Toxicity Measurements

  • Influent vs Effluent Toxicity of Wastewater

  • Units

  • Sources of Toxicity

  • Toxicity Testing

  • Toxicity Mitigation

  • References