• Project No 4544
  • Project Name Assessing granular activated carbon capacity for algal T & O removal: Development of a predictive tool
  • Lead Organisation Melbourne Water
  • Research Lead UNSW Sydney
  • Main Researcher Rafael De Medeiros Paulino
  • Completion Year 2024

Status: Complete

National Research Priority: Supply Optimisation

Project Description

This project used granular activated carbon to remove algal metabolites. Adsorption and biodegradation of algal metabolites were monitored and modelled in the laboratory and at pilot scales, with the aim of providing safe and cost-effective drinking water treatment.

PhD Thesis completed by Rafael De Medeiros Paulino.