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Date: 3 July 2016
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4808
Description: The occurrence of cyanobacteria genera in the Vaal Dam was analysed and the factors that influence its dominance in the particular reservoir were also investigated. The study was motivated by the effe ... More
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Date: 2019/07/03
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6761
Description: The occurrence and risk assessment of seven organophosphorus flame retardants (OPFRs) in surface water samples within the Vaal River catchment in South Africa were investigated. Wastewater treatment w ... More
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Date: 2017/10/04
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6742
Description: Alkylphenols (APs) are ultimate breakdown products of alkylphenol polyethoxylate (APEs) that are used in cleaning and industrial processes. The most commonly used APEs in the market are the nonylpheno ... More
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Date: 2016/04/02
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6236
Description: The assimilative capacity of water bodies is an important factor in the integrated management of surface water resources. The current study examined the auto-recovery processes of the Apies River from ... More
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Date: 2015/07/04
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3238
Description: Total dissolved solids (TDS, in mg/ℓ) can be estimated from measurements of electrical conductivity at 25°C (EC, in µS/cm) by applying a conversion factor f. This factor is commonly reported to range ... More
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Date: 2014/05/25-29
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6752
Description: An improved derivatization protocol for the simultaneous determination of alkylphenol ethoxylates and brominated flame retardants with heptafluorobutyric anhydride under triethylamine amine base was i ... More
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Date: 2014/05/25-29
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6747
Description: An improved derivatization protocol for the simultaneous determination of alkylphenol ethoxylates and brominated flame retardants with heptafluorobutyric anhydride under triethylamine amine base was i ... More
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Date: 2014/05/25
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6689
Description: South Africa is experiencing a large environmental problem due to uncontrolled discharge of acid mine water into public water courses. The need for neutralisation and desalination of acid mine drainag ... More
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Date: 2014/02/28
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4510
Description: This paper describes a collaborative process of identifying and prioritising current and future water research questions from a wide range of water specialists within South Africa. Over 1 600 question ... More
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Date: 2014/01/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6157
Description: HybridICE is an emerging freeze desalination technology for treating complex mine wastewaters. The technology works on the principle that growing ice crystals reject impurities during freezing. The bo ... More
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Date: 2013/07/04
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5447
Description: In this study 5 household water-treatment devices/systems (HWTS) were constructed using inexpensive local materials (sand, gravel, zeolites and clays). They included the silver-impregnated porous pot ... More
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Date: 2012/04/12
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5513
Description: Fluoride in drinking water above permissible levels is responsible for dental and skeletal fluorosis. In this study, removal of fluoride ions from water using phosphoric acid treated lime was investig ... More
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Date: 2012/01/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5774
Description: The proposed magnesium-barium-oxide process consists of metal removal with Mg(OH)2, magnesium and sulphate removal with Ba(OH)2 and calcium removal with CO2. The raw materials, Mg(OH)2 and Ba(OH)2 are ... More
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Date: 2011/01/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6114
Description: Chemical wastewater streams may contain toxic compounds which are non-biodegradable, and therefore require advanced treatment techniques such as adsorption. However, application of adsorption processe ... More
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Date: 2010-10-05
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1570
Description: The failure of South African wastewater treatment plants to produce effluents of a high microbiological quality is a matter of great concern in terms of the pollution of water resources. This study ai ... More
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