Development of a Low-Cost Alternative for Metal Removal from Textile Wastewater: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Development of a Low-Cost Alternative for Metal Removal from Textile Wastewater: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

by Christian Sekomo Birame

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ISBN-13: 9780415641586
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/20/2012
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Christian Sekomo Birame (1968, Democratic Republic of Congo) finished high school in Kigali (Rwanda) at the Zaïrian Consular School in 1990. He joined the Institute of Applied Chemistry at the University of Lubumbashi in 1992, where he did two years of undergraduate studies. After the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, he worked at the Ministry of labor and social affairs. In 1996, he joined the National University of Rwanda where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1998. From June 2000 he is working as a lecturer in the Chemistry department from the National University of Rwanda. In 2002 he started his Master of Science in Electrochemistry at Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg (South Africa) and subsequently his PhD studies at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in 2006. He is actively involved in many research related to water quality and development of systems for wastewater treatment and has more than 9 publications to his credit and has presented papers and posters at several peer reviewed conferences.

Table of Contents

General Introduction
Treatment Methods for Textile Wastewaters
Fate of Heavy Metals in an Urban Natural Wetland: The Nyabugogo Swamp (Rwanda)
Heavy Metal Removal in Duckweed and Algae Ponds as a Polishing Step for Textile Wastewater Treatment
Use of Gisenyi Volcanic Rock for Adsorptive Removal of Cd(II), Cu(II), Pb(II) and Zn(II) from Wastewater
Heavy Metal Removal by Combining Anaerobic Upflow Packed Bed Reactors with Water Hyacinth Ponds
General Discussion and Conclusions

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