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Nitrate removal from ground water

Jan Peter van der Hoek

Nitrate removal from ground water

by Jan Peter van der Hoek

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy of: Water research, vol. 21, no. 8, (1987), pp.989-997.

Other titlesWater research.
StatementJan Peter van der Hoek and Abraham Klapwuk.
ContributionsKlapwuk, Abraham., International Association on Water Pollution Research and Control.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16529040M

Available technical data, experience, and economics indicate that ion exchange and biological denitrification are more acceptable for nitrate removal than reverse osmosis. Ion exchange is more viable for ground water while biological denitrification is the preferred alternative for surface water. Nitrate removal by hydrogen coupled denitrification was examined using flow through, packed-bed bioreactors for treating nitrate contaminated drinking-water supplies. Nitrate removal was accomplished using a Rhodocyclus sp., strain HOD 5, isolated from a sole-source drinking-water aquifer (Smith et al., ). Chemical methods for decomposing.

Large reductions of nitrate loads to groundwater can have substantial economic cost. Traditional pump and treat remediation to remove nitrate from large groundwater basins is extremely costly and not technically feasible. Instead, “pump-and-fertilize” and improved groundwater recharge management are less costly long-term alternatives.   A low pH will also reduce nitrate/ nitrite removal. Carbon Filtration Alone. No effect on lowering the nitrate/nitrite level or most other inorganic compounds. Mostly effective for the removal of chlorine, some other gas, and some low molecular weight organic compounds. Anion resins (Standard type 1 and type 2) (Chloride form that is nitrate.

There are no chemicals that can achieve nitrate removal. How do nitrates get in my pool? Nitrates are a plant nutrient. Anyplace where plants grow, there are nitrates. Every pool owner interested in maintaining a pristine pool should become familiar with nitrates and how they are introduced into your pool at high levels that cause problems. systems can result in nitrate contamination of groundwater supplies. Treatment options for nitrate in drinking water Nitrate easily dissolves in water, and it is very difficult to remove. If water contains more than 10 ppm (milligrams per liter, or mg/L) of nitrate-nitrogen, the viable options for reducing health.


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Nitrate removal from ground water by Jan Peter van der Hoek Download PDF EPUB FB2

This time-saving book provides extensive coverage of all important aspects of nitrates in groundwater, ranging from prevention to problem assessment to remediation.

It begins by highlighting the nitrogen cycle and related health concerns, providing both background information and a unique perspective on health by: Abstract Nitrate (NO 3) contamination of groundwater can cause pollution of receiving waters. We examined the mechanisms by which a “denitrification wall” removed NO 3 from shallow groundwater.

The denitrification wall was constructed by digging a trench (35 m long, m deep, and m wide) that intercepted by: Nitrate removal by denitrification in alluvial ground water: Role of a former channel Application of nanofiltration for removal of pesticides, nitrate and hardness from ground water: rejection properties and economic evaluation.

Nitrate removal from groundwater can be accomplished through microbial autotrophic and heterotrophic mechanisms in the subsurface under natural and engineered conditions. The application of these processes to in-situ and ex-situ nitrate removal is also discussed in this by:   Current technologies for nitrate removal from groundwater include biological denitrification, ion exchange, reverse osmosis, and chemical reduction.

Despite the most widely used approach, biological denitrification requires intensive maintenance and Cited by:   Highlights Iron and aluminium electrodes for nitrate removal from groundwater. Current density has a scarce influence on the nitrate removal by electrocoagulation. The nitrate removal with iron and aluminium electrodes fits to the Freundlich Isoterm.

Ammonium ions appeared as intermediate during aluminium electrocoagulation. The eggshell biowaste was used as a denitrification biosorbent for water and groundwater.

The results showed that the highest removal of nitrate was at pH –, eggshell particle size in the range 90– μm, drying temperature at 45 °C, incubation temperature of adsorbent/adsorbate mixture at 37 °C and contact time of 24 hours. Nitrate removal from groundwater may be accomplished by bacterially mediated denitrification, or chemically and physically based technologies (26).

Groundwater remediation is one of the most difficult tasks in environmental cleanup (NRC ; NRC ). Historically, groundwater remediation has only been done at the plume scale (nitrate, are difficult to remove, and can require decades of effort.

Nitrates can be removed via either physical-chemical or biological methods. physical-chemical processes – the azurion process Reverse osmosis, electrodialysis and ion exchange are the processes that can be used to remove nitrates. Technical Report 6: Drinking Water Treatment for Nitrate Acknowledgments This document is largely based on the report titled An Assessment of the State of Nitrate Treatment Alternatives () prepared for the American Water Works Association (AWWA) through collaboration with Chad Seidel, Ph.D., P.E.

and Craig Gorman, M.S., P.E. of Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc Technical optimization of nitrate removal for groundwater by ED using a pilot plant [An article from: Desalination] [Menkouchi Sahli, M.A., Tahaikt, M., Achary, I., Taky, ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Technical optimization of nitrate removal for groundwater by ED using a pilot plant [An article from: Desalination]Author: M.A. Menkouchi Sahli, M. Tahaikt, I. Achary, Taky.

An experimental study on the removal of ammonium by adsorption on a zeolite cation exchanger (clinoptilolite mineral) was undertaken, considering the water from an Italian groundwater treatment.

Blending, ion exchange, reverse osmosis, electrodialysis, and biological denitrification have all been applied at full-scale for the removal of nitrate from drinking water. Table summarizes the advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of each treatment process.

Conclusions. Abstract. In the new E.C. directive relating to the quality of water intended for human consumption the maximum admissable concentration of nitrate in drinking water is decreased from mg N0 N/l to mg N0 N/ guide level is mg N0 N/l (1).At the same time, in many European countries an increasing nitrate concentration in ground water is observed.

Ion exchange removes nitrate ions from the aqueous phase by passing contaminated water through a bed of ion exchange resin. As contaminated water is passed through the resin, contaminant ions are exchanged for other ions, most often chlorides, in the resin. Nitrate is a naturally-occurring, inorganic form of nitrogen that is usually present in small concentrations in rainwater, stream water and groundwater.

Nitrogen is an essential element for all livings things, and it is an important component of proteins and other building blocks of life. Denitrification is the primary removal pathway of reactive nitrogen in aquifers (20), and it occurs when three factors coincide: occurrence of denitrifying microorganisms, presence of anoxic conditions, and availability of electron donors (20 ⇓⇓⇓ – 24).

Nitrate removal by ion exchange is the preferred technology for whole house treatment. It is a low-cost method, operated in much the same manner as a common water softener. Regeneration is simple and accomplished with softener salt, the chloride ion from the salt being the reactive ion.

Nanofiltration Efficiency in Nitrate Removal from Groundwater: A Semi-Industrial Case Study Maryam A. Amouha 1 +, Gholam Reza Nabi Bidhendi 2 and Behnam Hooshyari 2 1 Department of Engineering, Tarbiat Moallem University, Iran 2 Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran Abstract.

Nanofiltration is a promising technology which has many applications in water and wastewater. Of three species tested, Synechococcussp. strain PCC displayed the highest nitrate uptake rate, but all species showed rapid removal of nitrate from groundwater.

The nitrate uptake rate increased proportionally with increasing light intensity up to μmol of photons m−2s−1, which parallels photosynthetic activity.In addition to the use of fertilizers in agriculture, high nitrate levels can be symptomatic of other contaminants in the water—both natural and man-made.

Ion exchange is a preferred choice for groundwater and municipal nitrate removal as waste volume can be significantly lower than other treatment technologies, such as Reverse Osmosis.Your drinking water may contain nitrate if your well draws from this groundwater.

Nitrate is reduced to nitrite in the human body. The U.S. EPA's MCL for nitrate is 10mg/l. Crystal Quest Commercial Nitrate Removal Systems contain a special nitrate selective resin.

Nitrate reduction is 90% to 95% and breakthrough is not affected by sodium levels.