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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2009 Vol.10 No.3 P.450-457


Manganese removal from the Qiantang River source water by pre-oxidation: A case study

Author(s):  Jian-wen ZHU, Zhen ZHANG, Xiao-min LI, Xin-hua XU, Da-hui WANG

Affiliation(s):  Department of Environmental Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   xuxinhua@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Pre-oxidation, Potassium permanganate (KMnO2), Chlorine (Cl2), Manganese (Mn) removal

Jian-wen ZHU, Zhen ZHANG, Xiao-min LI, Xin-hua XU, Da-hui WANG. Manganese removal from the Qiantang River source water by pre-oxidation: A case study[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2009, 10(3): 450-457.

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We evaluated several different pre-oxidation treatments, namely the introduction of either potassium permanganate (KMnO4), chlorine (Cl2), or both to remove manganese (Mn) from the Qiantang River source water. Our results showed that Mn removal percentages were 12.7%, 71.0%, 17.4% and 58.7% when none of the oxidants, KMnO4 only, Cl2 only, or both oxidants were added, respectively. Furthermore, a field study showed that when the available Mn concentration in the source water was 0.14 mg/L, it could be reduced to less than 0.05 mg/L when a solution of KMnO4 (0.47 mg/L) was added as the oxidant.

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