Quantification of seasonal photo-induced formation of reactive intermediates in a municipal sewage lagoon upon sunlight exposure.

@article{Wang2021QuantificationOS,
  title={Quantification of seasonal photo-induced formation of reactive intermediates in a municipal sewage lagoon upon sunlight exposure.},
  author={Yufei Wang and Linhua Fan and Oliver A. H. Jones and Felicity A Roddick},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2021},
  volume={765},
  pages={
          142733
        }
}
Photochemically produced reactive oxygen species in wastewater lagoons upon sunlight exposure are important in the attenuation of emerging contaminants (ECs). The production of reactive radicals in wastewater lagoons depends on both environmental factors and the composition of effluent organic matter (EfOM) in the wastewater. Knowing the steady state concentrations of these reactive species produced in a particular lagoon wastewater is critical to the prediction of the persistence and… 
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