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- Carrera, Guillem, 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 ...
- Carrera, Guillem, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of chromatography 2017
- aquatic environment; aquifers; biogas; carcinogens; dioxane; drinking water; gas chromatography; odors; resins; rivers; sludge; solid phase extraction; solvents; surface water; tandem mass spectrometry; taste; uncertainty; wastewater treatment; water pollution; Spain
- ... 1,4-dioxane is a synthetic industrial solvent used in various industrial processes, and it is a probable human carcinogen whose presence in the aquatic environment is frequently reported. Alkyl-1,3-dioxanes and alkyl-1,3-dioxolanes are compounds that have been identified as causing several odor episodes in waters over the last years, with the result of downtime of drinking water treatment plants. ...