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- Vegué, Lídia, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Water research 2019 v.156 pp. 404-413
- activated carbon; aquifers; carcinogens; desorption; dioxane; drinking water treatment; factories; filters; groundwater; humans; manufacturing; monitoring; odors; ozonation; pollution; public health; reverse osmosis; rivers; surface water; ultrafiltration; wastewater; Spain
- ... Over the last years, the human probable carcinogen 1,4-dioxane and alkyl-1,3-dioxanes and dioxolanes have been detected and identified as the cause of several pollution episodes in the Llobregat River (Catalonia, NE Spain) and its aquifer. It is an issue of major concern to study these compounds which are released to the environment by resin manufacturing plants' spills and wastewater discharges s ...