Mohan, N. and Balasubramanian, N. and Basha, C.A. (2007) Electrochemical oxidation of textile wastewater and its reuse. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 147. pp. 644-657. ISSN 0304-3894

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It is attempted in the present investigation to treat organic pollutant present in the textile effluent using an electrochemical treatment technique. Experiments are carried out in a batch electrochemical cell covering wide range in operating conditions. Due to the strong oxidizing potential of the chemicals produced, the effluent COD is reduced substantially in this treatment technique. The influence of effluent initial concentration, pH, supporting electrolyte concentration and the anode material on pollutant degradation has been critically examined. It is further attempted in the present investigation to reuse the treated wastewater for dyeing purpose. Several cycles of dyeing operations have been performed with the treated textile wastewater and the dye uptake and water quality have been critically examined at each cycle of dyeing process. The results indicate that the electrochemical method is a feasible technique for treatment of textile wastewater and electrochemically treated wastewater can be effectively reused for dyeing application.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electro-oxidation; Wastewater treatment; Reuse
Subjects: Pollution Control
Depositing User: ttbdar CECRI
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2012 17:36
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2012 17:36

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