Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   13

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2020

Pages :   85-90

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Adsorption capacity of pollutants by using local clay mineral from urban wastewater Touggourt (South-East Algeria)



Address:   Serraoui Mabrouk1, Ahmed Abdelhafid Bebba1, Abasse Kamarchou1, Ammar Zobeidi2
1Laboratory of Water and Environmental Engineering in the Saharan Region, University of Kasdi Merbah Ouargla. P.O. Box 511, 30000, Algeria.
2Laboratory of Valorization and Promotion of Sahara Resources (LVPSR), University of Kasdi Merbah Ouargla. P.O. Box 511, 30000, Algeria
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-4150.2020.00018.8

ABSTRACT:
The accurate, the city Touggourt is a huge mine of clay minerals, mostly exploited in the traditional pottery industry, ceramic and brick. The purpose of this work is to value these minerals in the field of environmental conservation by using them in wastewater treatment., in the first step, we determined the clay ratio in the soil where found 52%. The study of physical and chemical properties by XRD and FTIR showed that the clay is a mixture of kaolinite and illite also we found the surface area specific 113.76 m3/g, the cation exchange rate is 20 mm/100g. The second step is studies the adsorption of organic and inorganic pollutants in wastewater. At the ideal conditions Vs= 700 rpm, Tc = 90 min, m= 1.5 g, pH= 8.1, T= 41°C, we got the following results COD = 69.16?, BOD5 =71.59?, P-PO4-3=73.10?, TSS =85.81?.
KEYWORDS:
Adsorption, Algeria, Clay, pollutants, Wastewater.
Cite:
Serraoui Mabrouk, Ahmed Abdelhafid Bebba, Abasse Kamarchou, Ammar Zobeidi. Adsorption capacity of pollutants by using local clay mineral from urban wastewater Touggourt (South-East Algeria). Asian J. Research Chem. 2020; 13(2): 85-90.
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