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Tackling Emerging Contaminants in Drinking and Wastewater

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Tackling Emerging Contaminants in Drinking and Wastewater

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Ulf Stein et. al (2018): Challenges and technological approaches for tackling emerging contaminants in drinking and wastewater. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2452190

The DEMEAU project (Demonstration of promising technologies to address emerging contaminants in water and wastewater) followed a solutions-oriented approach using applied research and demonstration sites, and explored four promising technologies for emerging contaminants removal and/or degradation: Managed Aquifer Recharge, Hybrid Ceramic Membrane Filtration, Automatic Neural Net Control Systems and Advanced Oxidation Techniques. Furthermore, Bioassays were investigated as an effect-based monitoring tool.

The linked article shares new findings for each approach for tackling emerging pollutants and their potential for widespread integration in the drinking- and wastewater sector. Research results from DEMEAU demonstration sites show that opportunities for synergies among these developments offer the most promising and effective methods for tackling emerging contaminants in the water sector. The article is available for download.

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English
Authorship
Theo van den Hoven
Gerard van den Berg
Anna Szendrenyi
Erwin Beerendonk
Bart van der Burg
Marc Bourgin
Roberta Caris-Hofman
Thomas Gross
Stephan Hannappel
Armelle Hebert
Marta Hernández
Hein de Jonge
Cornelia Kienle
Jörg Gebhardt
Anna Kounina
Beatriz de la Loma Gonzalez
Christa S. McArdell
Daniel Mutz
Ron van der Oost
Miranda Pieron
Christian Remy
Eszter Simon
Christoph Sprenger
Ester Vilanova
Kristina Wencki
Mariëlle van der Zouwen
Christoph Hugi
Christopher Oberschelp
Merijn Schriks
Kirsten Baken
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25 pp.
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Keywords
Emerging contaminants, innovation, treatment technologies, drinking water, wastewater
Europe