17. Fate of Xenobiotics and Toxic Metals in Wastewater Treatment Plants

  1. Gabriel Bitton

Published Online: 8 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470901243.ch17

Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition

Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bitton, G. (2010) Fate of Xenobiotics and Toxic Metals in Wastewater Treatment Plants, in Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470901243.ch17

Author Information

  1. Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470630334

Online ISBN: 9780470901243

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Keywords:

  • chemicals in wastewater treatment plants - fate of xenobiotics and toxic metals in wastewater treatment plants;
  • toxic organic pollutant removal - by aerobic biological processes;
  • mobile wastewater processing systems - for hazardous waste biodegradation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biodegradation in Aquatic Environments

  • Fate of Xenobiotics in Wastewater Treatment Plants

  • Removal of some Toxic Organic Pollutants by Aerobic Biological Processes

  • Removal of some Toxic Organic Pollutants by Anaerobic and Anoxic Biological Processes

  • Biodegradation in Biofilms

  • Metal Biotransformations

  • Mobile Wastewater Processing Systems for Biodegradation of Hazardous Wastes

  • Web Resources

  • Review Questions

  • Further Reading