Removal of microplastics from secondary wastewater treatment plant effluent by coagulation/flocculation with iron, aluminum and polyamine-based chemicals

Katriina Rajala, Outi Grönfors, Mehrdad Hesampour, Anna Mikola*

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Abstract

Microplastic (MP) removal by coagulation/flocculation followed by settling was studied in a secondary wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) effluent matrix. MP concentration in size range

Original languageEnglish
Article number116045
Number of pages8
JournalWater Research
Volume183
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2020
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • Microplastic
  • Removal
  • Coagulation/flocculation
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Flow cytometry
  • PARTICLES
  • AGGREGATION
  • COAGULATION
  • INGESTION

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