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Author(s): Marta I. Litter
José Luis Cortina
António Fiuza
Aurora Silva
Christos Tsakiroglou
Title: In-situ technologies for groundwater treatment: the case of arsenic
Issue Date: 2014
Abstract: Conventional technologies for treating contaminated groundwater such as pump-and-treat systems have several disadvantages due to its high cost, especially when the operation is long lasting and it becomes impossible to decrease the concentration below the maximum allowable limit (Benner et al., 1999; Harter, 2003; Spira et al., 2006). Thus, new in-situ technologies are underdevelopment, such as bioremediation, permeable reactive barriers (PRBs), in-situ chemical oxidation, multiphase extraction, natural attenuation, electrokinetics (EK), etc. Among all these methods, PRBs are considered as the most promising ones (Bhumbla et al., 1994; Gavaskar et al., 1998; Gu et al., 1999; Sacre et al., 1997;Waybrant et al., 1998).
Subject: Engenharia de projecto, Engenharia do ambiente
Project engineering, Environmental engineering
Source: In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites
Document Type: Capítulo ou Parte de Livro
Rights: restrictedAccess
Appears in Collections:FEUP - Capítulo ou Parte de Livro

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