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Development of technologies to remove micropollutants from effluent of wastewater plants

Organisation: Kemira Oyj

Time: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2013



‘Hazardous substances and litter” is one of the hot topics of the Baltic Sea. Micropollutants are one type of Hazardous substances and litter. Organic contaminants , farmaceutical residual and trace elements can be treated with advanced treatment methods and removed by advanced oxidation methods.

Kemira commits to develop oxidizing methods to remove micropollutants from effluents of wastewater treatment plants.

Work is done by researching different advanced oxidizing methods and developing the most promising ones towards ready technical solutions.

By developing technologies to reduce the load of micropollutants to the Baltic Sea, permanent result can be reached when the technologies are used in treatment plants.