Effect of Disinfection Process Combination on E. coli Deactivation and Oxidants Generation

E. coli 불활성화와 산화제 생성에 미치는 소독 공정 결합의 영향

  • 김동석 (대구가톨릭대학교 환경과학과) ;
  • 박영식 (대구대학교 기초교육원)
  • Received : 2011.03.23
  • Accepted : 2011.05.23
  • Published : 2011.07.31


The aim of this research was to evaluate the effect of combination of disinfection process (electrolysis, UV process) on Escherichia coli (E. coli) disinfection and oxidants (OH radical, $ClO_2$, HOCl, $H_2O_2$ and $O_3$) generation. The effect of electrolyte type (NaCl, KCl and $Na_2SO_4$) on the E. coli disinfection and oxidants generation were evaluated. The experimental results showed that performance of E. coli disinfection of electrolysis and UV single process was similar. Combination of electrolysis and UV process enhanced the E. coli disinfection and 4-carboxybenzaldehyde (4-CBA, indicator of the generation of OH radical) degradation. It is clearly showed synergy effect on disinfection and OH radical formation. However chlorine ($ClO_2$, HOCl) and oxygen type ($H_2O_2$, $O_3$) oxidants were decreased with the combination of two process. In electrolysis + UV complex process, electro-generated $H_2O_2$ and $O_3$ were reacted with UV light of UV-C lamp and increased 4-CBA degradation(increase OH radical). Disinfection of electrolyte of chlorine type was higher than that of the sulfate type electrolyte due to the higher generation of OH radical and oxidants.


E. coli Disinfection;Oxidant;Electrolysis;UV process;Electro+UV process;Synergy effect


Supported by : 대구가톨릭대학교


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