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Follow-up of the quality of treated water

Each operation phase of the system will be accompanied by intensive monitoring/measurement campaigns. Monitoring of the process efficiency will be carry out by performing water analyses on the effluent. These campaigns allow assessing chemical and biological quality of treated water. Apart from typical and relevant measurement parameters to analyze some additional analysis will be performed: pharmaceuticals, hormones, nonylphenols, and personal care products. In the case of biological analysis We will classify the biological signal according to a scale risk of 0-3, where 1 is the risk minimum and 3 maximum :

 

Risk 0 : Comparison of wastewater with the negative and positive reference sample: If a sample group doesn’t differ significantly from the reference groups, it is classified as a negative endocrine disruptor.


Risk 1: Comparison of wastewater with the negative reference sample: If a sample group differs significantly from the reference group, it is classified as a suspect.


Risk 2 : Comparison of spiked (with hormones) wastewater with positive reference sample: If a sample is statistically different, it is classified as having a potential for endocrine disruption effects not characterized.


Risk 3 : Comparison of samples non-spiked with physiological threshold (mineral water + Hormone): If the levels of fluorescence samples reach the threshold level, they are classified as endocrine disruptors.


Risk 3 : Comparison of wastewater samples with spiked wastewater sample: If a spiked sample gets a level of fluorescence comparable to the levels of non-spiked samples then it is endocrine disruptor.