Volatilization Technologies for Removing Organics from Water


  • J. L. Fleming

This guide helps the reader determine whether a particular volatilization technology can successfully remove organics from water. It describes the performance evaluation of common volatilization technologies and provides an approach for selecting the appropriate technology for a given situation.
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EPA On-Scene Coordinators and their technical personnel.


Book information

  • Published: December 1989
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1189-2

Table of Contents

1. Introduction How to Use This Guide Limitations of the Guide Volatilization of Organic Compounds from Water: A Review2. Site Characterization Instructions and Explanations3. Material Properties and Estimation Methods4. Technology Evaluation Organic Removals Time Requirements for Removal System Emissions Cost Data5. Design Bases Volatilization from Surface Impoundments Description of Model Impoundment and Volatilization Enhancement Systems Air-Stripping Columns Considerations for Air-Stripping Equipment Evaluation Description of Model System Considerations for Steam-Stripping Equipment Evaluation6. Factors Affecting Evaluation Material Specific Factors Site-Specific FactorsAppendices