Concentration of humic acid from tapwater

S. R. Farrah, S. M. Goyal, C. P. Gerba, V. K. Mahajan, C. Wallis, J. L. Melnick

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Abstract

Membrane filter procedures previously used for concentration of virus from tapwater were modified to concentrate humic acid. These procedures were capable of recovering approximately 50% of added humic acid from tapwater. Thirty milligrams of naturally occurring humic acid was detected in 1000-1. samples of tapwater.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)303-306
Number of pages4
JournalWater Research
Volume12
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1978

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Acknowledqemems This study was supported in part by a grant from the Carborundum Company, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 14302, U.S.A. The technical assistance of Clarence Johnson is gratefully acknowledged.

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