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dc.contributor.authorThomas, SFen
dc.contributor.authorRooks, Pen
dc.contributor.authorRudin, Fen
dc.contributor.authorCagney, Nen
dc.contributor.authorBalabani, Sen
dc.contributor.authorAtkinson, Sen
dc.contributor.authorGoddard, Pen
dc.contributor.authorBransgrove, RMen
dc.contributor.authorMason, PTen
dc.contributor.authorAllen, MJen
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-18T21:29:41Z
dc.date.available2016-10-18T21:29:41Z
dc.date.issued2015-04-01en
dc.identifier.issn2214-7144en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10026.1/6571
dc.description.abstract

Despite the increasing use of Decentralised Waste Water Systems (DEWATS) in the developing world, which effectively dewater sludge, the problem of preventing the pathogen-laden water produced by these systems from re-entering the food chain constitutes a continuing burden on developing countries, which hinders subsequent advancements. We report on a swirl flow reactor generating high mixing areas which in conjunction with Cu/alginate beads effectively reduces Escherichia coli numbers by five orders of magnitude in 10. min. The system is simple, low cost, portable and modular; it can be assembled with simple plastic plumbing parts available in most areas and, once further developed, may represent a useful adjunct for both existing and new DEWATS facilities.

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dc.format.extent6 - 14en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.titleSwirl flow bioreactor containing dendritic copper-containing alginate beads: A potential rapid method for the eradication of Escherichia coli from waste water streamsen
dc.typeJournal Article
plymouth.volume5en
plymouth.publication-statusPublisheden
plymouth.journalJournal of Water Process Engineeringen
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.jwpe.2014.10.010en
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Science and Engineering
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Science and Engineering/School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
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rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1016/j.jwpe.2014.10.010en
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