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Themed collection Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology Recent HOT Articles

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Effects of geochemical conditions, surface modification, and arsenic (As) loadings on As release from As-loaded nano zero-valent iron in simulated groundwater

This manuscript makes a significant research impact regarding the fate of As-loaded nZVI particles under different geochemical conditions of groundwater downstream.

Graphical abstract: Effects of geochemical conditions, surface modification, and arsenic (As) loadings on As release from As-loaded nano zero-valent iron in simulated groundwater
From the themed collection: Interfaces Against Pollution
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Membrane-separated electrochemical latrine wastewater treatment

Membrane electrolysis is shown to be durable over one month of continuous operation.

Graphical abstract: Membrane-separated electrochemical latrine wastewater treatment
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Two-step startup improves pollutant removal in membrane-aerated biofilm reactors treating high-strength nitrogenous wastewater

MABRs with a two-step startup facilitate the formation of layered distribution of nitrifiers and denitrifiers and have higher pollutant removal rates.

Graphical abstract: Two-step startup improves pollutant removal in membrane-aerated biofilm reactors treating high-strength nitrogenous wastewater
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Influence of the sublayer structure of thin-film composite reverse osmosis membranes on the overall water flux

The support layer of RO membranes can significantly affect the permeability depending on its sublayer structure.

Graphical abstract: Influence of the sublayer structure of thin-film composite reverse osmosis membranes on the overall water flux
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Elimination of transforming activity and gene degradation during UV and UV/H2O2 treatment of plasmid-encoded antibiotic resistance genes

This study determined deactivation of transforming activity of an ARG and the ARG degradation during UV and UV/H2O2 treatment of plasmid pUC19 containing an ampicillin resistance gene.

Graphical abstract: Elimination of transforming activity and gene degradation during UV and UV/H2O2 treatment of plasmid-encoded antibiotic resistance genes
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Impact of upstream chlorination on filter performance and microbial community structure of GAC and anthracite biofilters

Dechlorination in GAC biofilters leads to greater bioactivity and growth of a diverse microbial community.

Graphical abstract: Impact of upstream chlorination on filter performance and microbial community structure of GAC and anthracite biofilters
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
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1,3,5-Trimethoxybenzene (TMB) as a new quencher for preserving redox-labile disinfection byproducts and for quantifying free chlorine and free bromine

1,3,5-Trimethoxybenzene can be used to quench residual chlorine and bromine without altering disinfection byproducts that are reactive toward traditional quenchers.

Graphical abstract: 1,3,5-Trimethoxybenzene (TMB) as a new quencher for preserving redox-labile disinfection byproducts and for quantifying free chlorine and free bromine
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Here is a collection of recent Environmental Science: Water, Research & Technology articles which have been classified as ‘HOT articles’ due to receiving particularly high scores at peer review.

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