International Journal of Photoenergy / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Treatment of Effluent from a Factory of Paints Using Solar Photo-Fenton Process

Table 1

Composition of the studied effluent.

ParameterValue

Dissolved organic carbon (mg C L−1)b307
Dissolved organic carbon (mg C L−1)c237
Dissolved inorganic carbon (mg C L−1)b83.5
Dissolved inorganic carbon (mg C L−1)c6.2
Chemical oxygen demand (mg O2 L−1)b1232
Chemical oxygen demand (mg O2 L−1)c672
Toxicity (A. salina) (%)c100
pHa7.6
Solids in suspension (mg L−1)a2040
Total dissolved iron (mg L−1)b0.05
Total chloride (mg L−1)b8.2
Total chloride (mg L−1)c4.1
Total phosphorus (mg L−1)c3.2
Total N (mg L−1)b34.9
Total N (mg L−1)c28.1
N- (mg L−1)b28.5
N- (mg L−1)c26.9
ColoraLilac
ColorbLilac
ColorcColorless
OdoraFetid
OdorbFetid
OdorcSimilar but less intense

Raw effluent.
bRaw effluent, after filtration using 0.45  m mean pore size membranes.
cAfter pH adjustment between 2.5 and 2.8, precipitation, and filtration using 0.45  m mean pore size membranes.

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