volume 38, issue 8, P2063-2076 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2004.01.029
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A.G El Samrani, B.S Lartiges, J Ghanbaja, J Yvon, A Kohler

Abstract: The nature of trace element carriers contained in sewage and combined sewer overflow (CSO) was investigated by TEM-EDX-Electron diffraction and SEM-EDX. During dry weather, chalcophile elements were found to accumulate in sewer sediments as early diagenetic sulfide phases. The sulfurization of some metal alloys was also evidenced. Other heavy metal carriers detected in sewage include metal alloys, some iron oxihydroxide phases and neoformed phosphate minerals such as anapaite. During rain events, the detailed …

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