Practical Application of Photochemical Oxidation H2O2/UV-C Technique for Decontamination of Heavily Polluted Waters

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P. Mašína, P. Krystyníkb,c, and R. Žebráka

a Dekonta Co., Dřetovice, Czech Republic b Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague; c Faculty of Environment, J. E. Purkyně University, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic

Keywords: photochemical oxidation, hydrogen peroxide, ultraviolet irradiation, hydroxyl radical


The practical applicability of photochemical oxidation using UV-C irradiation and H2O2 is presented. A pilot scale unit was set up and its suitability was shown for three polluted industrial areas. The process was optimized and economically evaluated. Its effective utilization is described.


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