Removal of hexavalent chromium-contaminated water and wastewater: A review

Owlad, M. and Aroua, M.K. and Daud, W.M.A.W. and Baroutian, S. (2009) Removal of hexavalent chromium-contaminated water and wastewater: A review. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 200 (1-4). pp. 59-77. ISSN 0049-6979, DOI

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Cr(VI) is a well-known highly toxic metal, considered a priority pollutant. Industrial sources of Cr(VI) include leather tanning, cooling tower blowdown, plating, electroplating, anodizing baths, rinse waters, etc. This article includes a survey of removal techniques for Cr(VI)-contaminated aqueous solutions. A particular focus is given to adsorption, membrane filtration, ion exchange, and electrochemical treatment methods. The primary objective of this article is to provide recent information about the most widely used techniques for Cr(VI) removal.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Chromium removal; Cr(VI); Water pollution control; Aqueous solutions; Blow down; Electrochemical treatments; Hexavalent chromium; Industrial sources; Leather tanning; Membrane filtrations; Primary objective; Priority pollutants; Rinse water; Toxic metals; Adsorption; Chemicals removal (water treatment); Chromium; Chromium compounds; Dewatering; Electroplating solutions; Ion exchange; Leather; Metal recovery; Microfiltration; Oil spills; Pollution induced corrosion; Tanning; Wastewater; Wastewater treatment; Water pollution; activated carbon; chitosan; ion exchange resin; polymer; sorbent; aqueous solution; filtration; industrial location; pollutant removal; pollution control; article; electrochemistry; electrolysis; industrial waste; liquid membrane; membrane filter; waste component removal; waste water; waste water management; water contamination; water treatment.
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