Effect of Ceramic-Treated Water on the Inhibition of Algal Growth

세라믹 처리수의 조류생장 억제 효과

  • 김형진 (㈜삼양사 중앙연구소) ;
  • 김지환 (한국생명공학연구원 환경생명공학연구실) ;
  • 오희목 (한국생명공학연구원 환경생명공학연구실) ;
  • 장감용 (클린월드 하이테크㈜) ;
  • 임경묵 (클린월드 하이테크㈜) ;
  • 심문보 (한서대학교 행정학과)
  • Published : 2002.09.01


Laboratory experiments were conducted to investigate the effect of ceramic-treated water on the inhibition of algal growth. The growth of Scenedesmus quadricauda and Chlorella vulgaris was enhanced by the ceramic-treated water in Allen medium containing high concentration of nutrients, but inhibited in natural water containing low concentration of nutrients. The growth of Oscillatoria tenuis and Microcystis aeruginosa was inhibited in both Allen medium and natural water. When comparing the effects of ceramic-treated water 1 (NC1) and 2 (NC2), the growth of O. tenuis and M. aeruginosa was somewhat enhanced by NC1, whereas inhibited by NC2. Therefore, it is suggested that NC2 can be more effective than NC1 in controlling the algal growth.


algal growth;ceramic-treated water;cyanobacteria;eutrophication;Microcystis aeruginosa


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