Treatability of drinking water parameters from Kerian River by using carbon-mineral composite: Batch mechanisms and characterization study

Mohamad Anuar Kamaruddin, Mohd Suffian Yusoff, Muhamad Farid Mohd Nordin, Mohd Hafiz Zawawi, Rasyidah Alrozi

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Abstract

There are many treatment processes over the world on river water. However, the simple and low cost technologies are quite limited. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to examine the turbidity, colour, pH, Total Dissolved Solid (TSS), Iron and Manganese from selected river water by a combination of activated carbon, limestone and polyvinyl alcohol which produces a composite media. The analyses for the parameters removal efficiency are conducted by using statistical analysis two ways Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). In batch study, the removal efficiency of all the mixture of composite media indicated the composite adsorbent could remove more than 50% of raw water contaminants which complies to National Drinking Water Quality Standard, 2000. The optimum mixing ratio of hydrophobic: hydrophilic is 1:7 and 1:2 which is 875.0g and 667.0g limestone, 125.0 g and 333.0 g activated carbon (AC) and water 375 ml with highest removal percentage for turbidity (91.86%), colour (93.44%), TSS (91.27%), iron (98.49%) and manganese (98.18%). The study indicated that the composite material has a good potential for further research and future application.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication3rd Electronic and Green Materials International Conference 2017, EGM 2017
EditorsMohd Fathullah Ghazli, Rizalafande Che Ismail, Mohd. Mustafa Albakri Abdullah, Muhammad Mahyiddin Ramli, Shayfull Zamree Abd Rahim, Siti Salwa Mat Isa, Mohd Nasir Mat Saad
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735415652
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sep 2017
Event3rd Electronic and Green Materials International Conference 2017, EGM 2017 - Aonang Krabi, Thailand
Duration: 29 Apr 201730 Apr 2017

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1885
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Other

Other3rd Electronic and Green Materials International Conference 2017, EGM 2017
CountryThailand
CityAonang Krabi
Period29/04/1730/04/17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Kamaruddin, M. A., Yusoff, M. S., Nordin, M. F. M., Zawawi, M. H., & Alrozi, R. (2017). Treatability of drinking water parameters from Kerian River by using carbon-mineral composite: Batch mechanisms and characterization study. In M. F. Ghazli, R. C. Ismail, M. M. A. Abdullah, M. M. Ramli, S. Z. A. Rahim, S. S. M. Isa, & M. N. M. Saad (Eds.), 3rd Electronic and Green Materials International Conference 2017, EGM 2017 [020134] (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 1885). American Institute of Physics Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5002328