Table 2: Characteristics of biologically treated wastewater used in the pilot tertiary treatment process.

UnitsLOQSite A: concentrationSite B: concentrationSite C: concentration
RangeMeanRangeMeanRangeMean

BOD (ATU) [mg L−1]11–32.51–53.56–138.3
TOC[mg L−1]0.16.0–7.56.247.9–9.28.1010.7–14.811.08
TSS[mg L−1]0.14.0–8.18.56.4–12.99.510.0–12.010.7
Turbidity[mg L−1]0.050.6–0.690.664.0–4.64.73.4–8.87.8
[mg L−1]0.0040.12–380.260.49–0.990.693.30–6.645.38
Total
 Al[ g L−1]1124–3831.525–392935–12489.7
 Pb[ g L−1]0.50.6–2.52.250.6–1.60.951.3–1.81.4
 Cu[ g L−1]2.72.7–3.93.4<2.72.74.7–86.9
 Fe[ g L−1]1.5538–618574.5163–21920967–9184
 Mn[ g L−1]1.5<1.5<1.5<1.5<1.516–2120
Estrone (E1) [ng L−1]0.051.67–2.872.120.05–1.310.730.2–46.335.5
17 β-Estradiol (E2)[ng L−1]0.050.33–0.420.39<0.05<0.054.22–6.525.12
17 α-Ethinylestradiol (EE2)[ng L−1]0.050.23–0.260.2550.51–0.680.5751.53–1.721.565
Carbamazepine [ng L−1]10668–877757.5553–842589945–11601002.5
Aspirin [ng L−1]1010–231710–2916<10<10
Triclosan[ng L−1]10149–15215155–8973.5383–473438