Doctoral Dissertations


Comparison of treatment technologies on a pilot scale for the removal of fuel oxygenates from natural groundwater

Keywords and Phrases

Advanced oxidation; Fuel oxygenate


"The purpose of this study was to develop technical and economic data for the removal of MTBE and AOs from groundwater based on water quality."--Objectives and Experimental Plan, page 25.


Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Degree Name

Ph. D. in Civil Engineering


University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Summer 2003

Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation

  • Treatment of MTBE by air stripping, carbon adsorption, and advanced oxidation: technical and economic comparison for five groundwaters
  • Treatability of alternative fuel oxygenates using advanced oxidation, air stripping and carbon adsorption
  • Determination of rate constants for hydroxyl radicals with select fuel oxygenates and oxidation by-products using UV/H₂O₂ advanced oxidation


xiii, 142 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.


© 2003 Justin Murray Sutherland, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Dissertation - Citation

File Type




Subject Headings

Groundwater -- Pollution
Butyl methyl ether -- Environmental aspects
Water -- Purification -- Air stripping process
Carbon, Activated

Thesis Number

T 8349

Print OCLC #


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