Project Number # 4544-19
Project Leader: Rafael Paulino
The use of granular activated carbon to remove algal metabolites will be investigated. Adsorption and biodegradation of algal metabolites will be monitored and modelled in the laboratory and at pilot scales, with the aim of guaranteeing safe and cost-effective drinking water treatment.
Supervisors: Prof Richard Stuetz, A/prof Rita Henderson, Dr Bojan Tamburic [UNSW] and Dr Arash Zamyadi [WaterRA]
Sponsor: Melbourne Water [Nick Crosbie]
Mentor: Lisa Hamilton [Water NSW]