Treatment of Rose Processing Wastewater by Sunlight/TiO2 Photocatalysis Process


Başbuğ Çancı M., Kılıç M.

Bilge International Journal of Science and Technology Research, vol.4, no.1, pp.1-6, 2020 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.30516/bilgesci.680500
  • Title of Journal : Bilge International Journal of Science and Technology Research
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-6

Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the photocatalytic treatment of rose

processing wastewater by using sunlight and TiO2. Rose processing wastewater contains

high concentrations of chemical oxygen demand, high amount of solid matters and dark

color. The effect of various operating conditions such as irradiation time, catalyst loading

and pH on COD and color removal were determined. The highest color removal and COD

removal was found to be 51.7 % and 15.7%, respectively with 2 g/L TiO2 catalyst dose at

pH 4. Sunlight was used as an economic irradiation source for photocatalytic treatment of

rose processing wastewater.