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https://doi.org/10.33765/thate.11.1.2
Published in: Holistic Approach Environ. 11(2021) 1, pp. 13 – 18
Paper reference number: HAE-1948
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CHARACTERISTICS OF TEXTILE WASTE WATER OF BHILWARA (RAJASTHAN) AND ITS PHOTOCATALYTIC BLEACHING WITH SnO2 CATALYST

Kamod Singh Meena*, Kanta Meena**

* Manikya Lal Verma Government College, Department of Chemistry, Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India

** Manikya Lal Verma Government College, Department of Botany, Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India

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ABSTRACT

During the last decade, Bhilwara has developed into a leading place in the textile industry in India. The water used in textile industry is almost entirely discharged as waste. The effluents are very complex, containing salt, surfactants, ionic metals and their metal complexes, toxic organic chemicals, biocides, and toxic anions, which are harmful to both flora and fauna existing on our planet. Degradation of these non-biodegradable organic compounds is not possible by conventional treatment processes. The analysis of waste water with different quality parameters and photocatalytic bleaching was examined by using UV light in photochemical reactor with SnO2 catalyst. 

Keywords: Bhilwara, textile, waste water, SnO2
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