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Main Title Partitioning of Toxic Organic Compounds on Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Solids.
Author Dodds, R. A. ; Jelus, M. ; Cheng., K. Y. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab. ;Cincinnati Univ., OH. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA/600/D-86/137;
Stock Number PB86-218427
Additional Subjects Hazardous materials ; Organic compounds ; Sewage treatment ; Municipalities ; Toxicity ; Solids ; Kinetics ; Sorption ; Liquids ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-218427 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 42p
Fundamental aspects of partitioning of toxic organic compounds on municipal wastewater treatment plant solids have been investigated. Sorption on wastewater solids was not affected by solids-to-liquid ratio. Kinetic data on sorption showed an initial rapid uptake followed by a slower rate over an extended period of time. Freeze-dried solids did not exhibit the same sorption characteristics as viable biomass. A correlation between sorption of toxic organics on wastewater treatment plant solids and the octonal/water partition coefficient has been established. The correlation should be useful for estimating the removal of toxic compounds in wastewater treatment plants by the sorption mechanism.