GENERATING 'Light Work' REMOVING Heavy Metals

October 2011
Pollution Engineering;Oct2011, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on the development of a technology that will handle the removal of copper from cooling tower discharges without using chemicals or pretreatment. It discusses several options in removing copper from the water including membrane filtration, ion exchange and physical or chemical removal. It notes that an adsorption system approach through an adsorptive media composed of organic and inorganic crystals was chosen in removing copper due to its high affinity and capacity for copper.


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