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Increases the knowledge of pollutants from small sewage treatment plants

[2018-02-12] Kristin Blum's dissertation improves the state of knowledge about how organic pollutants can be separated in small sewage treatment plants, if the organic pollutants lead to environmental impact and how existing small sewage treatment plants can be equipped with biocoal filters to improve the degree of purification. She defends her dissertation at Umeå University on Friday, February 23rd.

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About the dissertation:

On Friday 23 February, Kristin Blum, Department of Chemistry at Umeå university, defends her dissertation titled Targeted and untargeted analysis of organic contaminants from on-site sewage treatment facilities. Removal, fate and environmental impact.
The dissertation takes place at 9:00 in room KBE301(Lilla hörsalen), KBC, Umeå University.
Faculty opponent is Professor Dr. Pim Leonards, Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University, Amsterdam.

For more information, please contact:

Kristin Blum, Department of Chemistry at Umeå University
Telephone: +4690-374-06-89

High-resolution photo. Credit: Sandra Viklund

Editor: Ingrid Söderbergh

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