Wastewater collection and treatment processes
1. Nickel removal from electroplating industry wastewater: A bamboo activated carbon

D. Sivakumar; J. Nouri; T.M. Modhini; K. Deepalakshmi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 325-338

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/GJESM.2018.03.006

Abstract
  Water is prime requirement for surviving of any living beings.  The existence of surface water and groundwater sources are used for domestic, agriculture and industrial purposes in all over the world. Fresh water from both the water sources is highly contaminated in recent years because of rapid ...  Read More

Environmental bioremediation and measurement
2. Biosorption of hexavalent chromium in a tannery industry wastewater using fungi species

D. Sivakumar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 105-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.02.002

Abstract
  The isolated fungi species of different kinds from chromium contaminated soil sites located in Nagalkeni, Chennai were used for reducing chromium(VI) in a tannery industry wastewater of Nagalkeni, Chennai.  The experiments were conducted to know biosorption potential of isolated fungi species for ...  Read More

3. Removal of contaminants in a paper mill effluent by Azolla caroliniana

D. Sivakumar; J. Nouri

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 297-304

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.04.004

Abstract
  This study was focused on removal of various parameters in paper mill effluent using a method called bioremediation by Azolla caroliniana.  The experimental investigations have been carried out using Azolla caroliniana for conducting the sorption study with various dilution ratios (2, 4, 6, 8, and ...  Read More

4. Hexavalent chromium removal in a tannery industry wastewater using rice husk silica

D. Sivakumar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 27-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.01.003

Abstract
  Present study dealt the removal of Cr(VI) in a tannery industry wastewater using rice husk silica powder as an adsorbent.The experimental investigations have been carried out by using rice husk silica powder for different adsorption dosage, different contact time and different pH against the initial ...  Read More