8. Combination of Activated Carbon Adsorption and Biological Processes in Drinking Water Treatment

  1. Prof. Ferhan Çeçen1 and
  2. Dr. Özgür Aktaş2

Published Online: 23 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527639441.ch8

Activated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment

Activated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment

How to Cite

Çeçen, F. and Aktaş, Ö. (2011) Combination of Activated Carbon Adsorption and Biological Processes in Drinking Water Treatment, in Activated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527639441.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bogazici University, Inst. of Environmental Sciences, 34342 Istanbul, Turkey

  2. 2

    TUBITAK-MRC, Environment Institute, 41470 Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324712

Online ISBN: 9783527639441

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Keywords:

  • biological stability;
  • natural organic matter;
  • biodegradable organic matter;
  • biological activated carbon;
  • assimilable organic carbon;
  • Mülheim biofiltration process;
  • ozonation;
  • biodegradability;
  • adsorbability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Rationale for Introduction of Biological Processes in Water Treatment

  • Significance of Organic Matter in Water Treatment

  • Removal of NOM in Conventional Water Treatment

  • Use of Activated Carbon in Water Treatment

  • Biological Activated Carbon (BAC) Filtration

  • Adsorption and Biodegradation Characteristics of Water