Publications

If you would like copies of publications please contact Dr. Xiaohui Jin, Scientist at xjin@wcwc.ca, or call 1-866-515-0550 ext. 320, or Victoria (Tory) Colling, Scientist at vcolling@wcwc.ca, or call 1-866-515-0550 ext. 317



Publications 2016-2017

 

  1. Avedesian, J., Jin, X., Ndiongue, S., Zettler, L. A Literature Review for the Management of Radionuclides in Drinking Water. Completed on March 3, 2017.
  2. Borikar, D., Zettler, L., Ariss, L., Fruin, J., Ndiongue, S. Reduction of residual aluminum in treated water from a small drinking water system’s perspective. OWWA/OMWA Ontario's Water Conference & Trade Show, Windsor, Ontario. May 1 – 4, 2016 (oral presentation).
  3. Colling, V. Pilot plant study: comparison of small system filters on the removal of microcystins and cyanobacteria. Public Health - Pelee Island Working Group, May 24, 2016 (oral presentation).
  4. Colling, V., Jin, X., Ariss, L., Zettler, L., Avedesian, J. Cleary, S., Oritz, X., Korenkova, E., Ruffolo, R. Jobst, K., Reiner, E., MacPherson, K. Borikar, D., Ndiongue, S. Effect of small system filters on microcystin-LR and cyanobacteria cell removal. OWWA/OMWA Ontario's Water Conference & Trade Show, Windsor, Ontario. May 1 – 4, 2016 (oral presentation).
  5. Fact Sheet. Volume 2, Issue 1: Small Drinking Water Systems and Blue-Green Algae Toxins.
  6. Fact Sheet. Volume 2, Issue 2: Distribution Factors that Control Biofilm.

 



Publications 2014-2015

 

  1. Borikar, D., Jasim, S., Mohseni, M. Removal of Emerging Contaminants and Reduction of Existing Challenges using Ozone and Advanced Oxidation Processes with Conventional Treatments. International Ozone Organization-Pan American Group (IOA-PAG) Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Aug. 24-27, 2014 (oral presentation).
  2. Borikar, D., Mohseni, M., Jasim S. Evaluation and Comparison of Conventional, and Advanced Oxidation Processes for the Removal of PPCPs and EDCs and Their effect on THM-Formation Potentials. Ozone: Science & Engineering. 37(2), 154-169, 2015 (peer-reviewed).
  3. Borikar, D., Mohseni, M., Jasim, S. Evaluation of conventional, Ozone and UV/H2O2 for removal of emerging contaminants and THM-FPs. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. 50(2), 140-151, 2015 (peer-reviewed).
  4. Borikar, D., Zettler, L., Avedesian, J., Deshane, P., Ndiongue, S. Ariss, L. Removal of Manganese and Iron from a GUDI Source, Reduction of Organics and Evaluation of “Alternate” Filter Media from a Small Drinking Water System’s Perspective. OWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference and OWWEA Trade Show. London, Ontario. May 4-7, 2014 (oral presentation).
  5. Colling, V. Monitoring Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxins in Two Inland lakes. Education Day, Walkerton Clean Water Centre, Walkerton, ON. May 24, 2014 (oral presentation)
  6. Colling, V., Jin, X., Ariss, L., Zettler, L., Avedesian, J., Borikar, D., Ndiongue, S. Small Drinking Water Systems Technology Assessment of Microcystin-LR Removal. 16th Canadian National Conference on Drinking Water. Gatineau, QC. October 26-29, 2014 (accepted as oral presentation).
  7. Colling, V., Jin, X., Borikar, D., Ndiongue, S. Our Research Approach and Success. E3 Symposium 2014 – Centenial College. Toronto, Ontario. May 9, 2014 (oral presentation).
  8. Jin, X., Colling, V., Zettler, L., Avedesian, J., Ariss, L., Ndiongue, S. Indicators of Filter Ripening for Slow Sand Filters, 16th Canadian National Conference on Drinking Water. Gatineau, QC. October 26-29, 2014 (accepted as oral presentation)
  9. Jin, X., Hewlett, T., Peldszus, S., Ndiongue, S. Destruction of Cyanotoxins by Chemical Oxidation Treatment Processes. OWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference & OWWEA Trade Show. London, Ontario. May 4-7, 2014 (oral presentation).
  10. Jin, X., Colling, V., Peldszus, S., Ndiongue, S. Removal of Taste and Odour Compounds and Cyanotoxins by Oxidation Treatment. Northwestern Ontario Water and Wastewater Conference. Thunder Bay, Ontario. Oct 23-24, 2014 (abstract submitted).
  11. Rahman, I., Ndiongue, S., Jin, X., Van Dyke, M.I., Anderson, W.B., Huck, P.M. Fouling of Low-Pressure Membrane During Drinking Water Treatment: Effect of NOM Components and Biofiltration Pretreatment. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 14(3), 453-460, 2014 (peer-reviewed).

 



Publications 2013-2014

 

  1. Colling, V., Jin, X., Ndiongue, S. Blue-green algae treatment challenges: A large, small and household drinking water perspective. 2014 Clean and Safe Drinking Water Workshop. Gander, NL. March 25-27, 2014 (oral presentation).
  2. Hewlett, T., Ariss, L., Zettler, L., Avedesian, J., Jin, X., Ndiongue, S. Monitoring Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxins in Two Inland Lakes. 28th Eastern Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research. Kingston, ON. October 26, 2013 (oral presentation).
  3. Hewlett, T., Jin, X., Ndiongue, S. How Can We Remove Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxins from Household Water Supplies? Spring Edition, 2014 OWWA Pipeline.
  4. Hewlett, T., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L. Challenges to Treat Cyanotoxins from Drinking Water on a Large, Small and Household Scale. OWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference & OWWEA Trade Show. Ottawa, Ontario. May 5-8, 2013 (oral presentation). **Recived OWWA/OMWA Young Professional Fresh Ideas Award**
  5. Hewlett, T., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L. Challenges to Treat Cyanotoxins from Drinking Water on a Large, Small and Household Scale. AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition 2013. Denver, Colorado. June 9-12, 2013 (poster). **Received 2nd place for the AWWA Young Professional Fresh Ideas Award**
  6. Jin, X., Colling, V., Zettler, L., Avedesian, J., Ariss, L., Ndiongue, S. Evaluation of Slow Sand Filtration, Conventional Treatment, and Dissolved Air Flotation: A Comparative Study. 49th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research & Canadian Wastewater Management Conference. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. March 4-7, 2014 (oral presentation).
  7. Rahman, I., Ndiongue, S., Jin, X., Moore, L., Van Dyke, M. I., Anderson, W. B., Huck, P. M. Biofiltration as a Pretreatment to Control Low Pressure Membrane Fouling During Drinking Water Treatment. OWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference & OWWEA Trade Show. Ottawa, Ontario. May 5-8, 2013 (oral presentation).
  8. Rahman, I., Ndiongue, S., Jin, X., Moore, L., Van Dyke, M.I., Anderson, W.B., Huck, P.M. Low-pressure Membrane Fouling Minimization with Biofiltration Pretreatment during Drinking Water Treatment. 7th IWA Membrane Technology Conference, Toronto, ON. August 25-29, 2013 (oral presentation).
  9. Vlad, S., Colling, V., Jin, X., Anderson, W.B., Peldszus, S., Huck, P.M. Treatment Options for the Cyanobacterial Neurotoxin Anatoxin-a: the Role of Activated Carbon Adsorption. 49th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research Canadian Wastewater Management Conference. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. March 4-7, 2014 (oral presentation).

 



Publications 2012-2013

 

  1. Borikar, D., Jasim, S., Mohseni, M. Evaluations of conventional, slow sand filtration, advanced oxidation processes for the removal of PPCPs and EDCs, and its effect on DBP Formation Potential. RES’EAU WaterNET Annual Meeting. Toronto, Ontario. November 21, 2012 (oral presentation).
  2. Borikar, D., Jasim, S., Mohseni M., Bragg L., Servos M., Ndiongue S., Moore L. Evaluations of conventional, SSF, advanced oxidation processes for the removal of PPCPs and EDCs, and reduction of DBP formation. AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition (WQTC). Toronto, Ontario. November 4-8, 2012 (oral presentation).
  3. Borikar, D., Jasim, S., Mohseni M., Bragg L., Servos M., Ndiongue S., Moore L. Evaluation of slow sand filtration, Ozone / H2O2 and UV / H2O2 for the removal of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and endocrine disrupting compounds and its effect on disinfection by-products formation. 2012 OWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference & OWWEA Trade Show. Niagara Falls, Ontario. May 6-9, 2012 (oral presentation).
  4. Hewlett, T., Ndiongue, S., Ariss, L., Zettler, L., Avedesian, J., Moore, L. Importance of Source Water Quality Monitoring of Inland, Marl Lakes. Analysis of Algae in Water Supplies – Applications of Alternative Methods. AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition (WQTC). Toronto, Ontario. November 4-8, 2012 (oral presentation).
  5. Hewlett, V., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L. Water treatment for cyanotoxins: A review focused on small systems and household treatment technologies. 15th National Drinking Water Conference Canadian Water Works Association (CWWA). Kelowna, British Columbia. October 21-24, 2012 (oral presentation).
  6. Jin, X., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L., Borikar, D., Hewlett, T., Ariss, L. Pilot-scale investigation on the performance of water treatment using slow sand filtration, conventional treatment, and modified conventional treatment using dissolved air flotation as clarifier: A comparative study. Flotation 2012: 6th International IWA Conference on Flotation for Water and Wastewater systems. New York, USA. October 29-November 1, 2012 (oral presentation).
  7. Jin, X., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L., Borikar, D., Hewlett, T., Ariss, L., Zettler, L. Comparison of slow sand filtration, conventional treatment, and dissolved air flotation: organics removal, microorganism inactivation, and DBPs formation. 5th Canadian Wastewater Management Conference & 48th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research. Hamilton, Ontario. March 6-8, 2013 (oral presentation).
  8. Jin, X., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L., Borikar, D., Hewlett, T., Ariss, L., Zettler, L. Pilot-scale comparison of slow sand filtration, conventional and dissolved air flotation treatment. Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine. 2012, November/December issue.
  9. Jin, X., Pilkington, E., Hewlett, T., Borikar, D., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L. Support Frameworks for Ontario’s Small Water Systems. Connecting Water Resources 2013: Changing the Water Paradigm. Ottawa, Ontario. March 18-21, 2013 (poster).
  10. Rahman, I., Jin, X., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L., Anderson, W. B., Huck, P. M. Biofiltration as a Pretreatment to Control Ceramic Membrane Fouling during Drinking Water Treatment. AWWA Biological Treatment Symposium. Denver, Colorado. March 28-29, 2013 (oral presentation).

 



Publications 2011-2012

 

  1. Ariss, L., Ndiongue, S., Borikar, D., Hewlett, T., Moore, L. A pilot scale study for the control of disinfection by-products using precoagulation ozone in warm water conditions. 47th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research (CAWQ). Burlington, Ontario, Feb. 21–22, 2012 (oral presentation).
  2. Borikar, D., Jasim, S. Y., Mohseni, M. Removal of pharmaceuticals and personal care products and reduction of disinfection by-products using Ozone / H2O2 and UV / H2O2. Big Value in Small Systems (organized by RES’EAU WaterNET), Vancouver, BC, Oct. 5–6, 2011 (poster).
  3. Borikar, D., Jasim, S. Y., Mohseni, M., Bragg, L., Servos, M., Ndiongue, S. Removal of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and endocrine disrupting compounds and disinfection by-products reduction using Ozone / H2O2 and UV / H2O2 processes. 2nd North American Conference on Ozone, Ultraviolet & Advanced Oxidation Technologies. Toronto, Ontario, Sep. 19–20, 2011(oral presentation).
  4. Hewlett, V., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L. Monitoring surface water quality of inland Lakes prone to cyanobacteria. 47th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research (CAWQ). Burlington, Ontario, Feb. 21–22, 2012 (poster).
  5. Mohammed, M., Dore, H. I., Moore, L., Ndiongue, S., Borikar, D., Singh, R. G. A Guide for the choice of drinking water treatment technologies for small and very small water systems: RES’EAU WaterNET Project 4.2. Big Value in Small Systems (organized by RES’EAU WaterNET). Vancouver, BC, Oct. 5–6, 2011 (poster).
  6. Ndiongue, S., Jasim, S. Y., Alshikh, O., Jamal, A. T., Borikar. D. Effect of advanced oxidation processes on chlorine residuals. 2011 OWWA/OMWA Joint Annual Conference & OWWEA Trade Show. Collingwood, Ontario, May 1–4, 2011 (poster).
  7. Rahman, M. F., Yanful, E., Jasim, S. Y., Bragg, L., Servos, M., Ndiongue, S., Borikar, D. Advanced Oxidation Treatment of Drinking Water: Part I. Occurrence and removal of Pharmaceuticals and Endocrine Disrupting Compounds from Lake Huron Water. 2nd North American Conference on Ozone, Ultraviolet & Advanced Oxidation Technologies. Toronto, Ontario, Sep. 19–20, 2011(oral presentation).

 



Publications 2006-2011

 

  1. Alshikh, O., Jasim, S., Ndiongue S. Water quality and climate change. OWWA / OMWA Joint Annual Conference and OWWEA Tradeshow. Windsor, ON. May 2-5, 2010.
  2. Alshikh, O., Ndiongue, S., Jasim, S., Borikar, D., Jamal, A.T, Pray, N. Removal of taste and odour causing compounds using ozone. OWWA / OMWA Joint Annual Conference and OWWEA Tradeshow. Windsor, ON. May 2-5, 2010.
  3. Alshikh, O., Ndiongue, S., Jasim, S., Borikar, D., Jamal, A.T, Pray, N. Performance evaluation of ozone to remove seasonal taste and odour causing compounds. IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition. Montréal, Québec, Sep. 19–24, 2010 (poster).
  4. Borikar, D., Jasim, S., Mohseni, M., Bragg, L., Servos, M., Ndiongue, S. Removal of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and endocrine disrupting compounds using advanced oxidation processes. IOA PAG Conference. Bellevue, Washington, USA. Sep. 19–22, 2010 (oral presentation).
  5. Borikar, D., Mohseni, M., Jasim, S., Ndiongue, S. Removal of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and endocrine disrupting compounds using advanced oxidation processes. IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition. Montréal, Québec, Sep. 19–24, 2010 (poster).
  6. Borikar, D., Ndiongue, S., Moore, L., Jamal, A. T., Ariss, L. Pilot scale study for the control of disinfection-by-products formation by pre-coagulation ozone. 46th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research (CAWQ). Burlington, Ontario, Feb. 22-23, 2011 (oral presentation).
  7. Irabelli, A., Jasim, S. Y., Biswas, N. (2008) Pilot-scale evaluation of ozone vs. peroxone for trihalomethane formation. Ozone: Science and Engineering. 30(5), 356-366 (peer-reviewed).
  8. Jasim, S. Y., Irabelli, A., Yang, P., Ahmed, S., Schweitzer, L. (2006) Presence of pharmaceuticals and pesticides in Detroit River water and the effect of ozone on removal. Ozone: Science & Engineering. 28(6), 415-423 (peer-reviewed).
  9. Jasim, S. Y., Ndiongue, S., Alshikh, O., Jamal, A.T. Impact of ozone and hydrogen peroxide vs. UV and hydrogen peroxide on chlorine residual. IOA PAG Conference, Bellevue, Washington, Sept. 19-22, 2010.
  10. Jasim, S. Y., Ndiongue, S., Johnson, B., Schweitzer, L., Borikar, D. Effect of ozone on cold water coagulation. World Congress on Ozone and Ultraviolet Technologies Conference. Los Angeles, CA, USA. Aug. 27–29, 2007 (oral presentation).
  11. Jasim, S. Y., Ndiongue, S., Johnson, B., Schweitzer, L., Borikar, D. (2008) The effect of ozone on cold water coagulation. Ozone: Science & Engineering. 30(1), 27-33 (peer-reviewed).
  12. Ndiongue, S., Jasim, S. Y., Borikar, D., Liu, L. Investigation of the effects of ozone on organics removal and trihalomethanes reduction for a groundwater source. 2008 International Ozone Association-pan American. Orlando, Florida, USA. Aug. 24–27, 2008 (oral presentation).
  13. Ndiongue, S., Jasim, S. Y., Borikar, D., Mottalib, M. A., Liu, L., Allen, B. Pilot demonstration study to evaluate the performance of reverse osmosis package plant for the removal of bacteria, organics removal and the levels of THMs. 13th Canadian National Drinking Water Conference. Québec City, Québec, Oct. 4–7, 2008 (oral presentation).
  14. Rahman, M. F., Jasim, S. Y., Yanful, E. K., Ndiongue, S., Borikar, D. (2010) Advanced oxidation treatment of drinking water: Part II. Turbidity, particles and organics removal from Lake Huron water. Ozone: Science and Engineering. 32(5), 295-304 (peer-reviewed).
  15. Rahman, M. F., Yanful, E. K., Jasim, S. Y. (2009) Endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) and pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in the aquatic environment: implications for the drinking water industry and global environmental health. Journal of Water and Health. 7(2), 224-243 (peer-reviewed).
  16. Rahman, M. F., Yanful, E. K., Jasim, S. Y. (2009) Occurrences of endocrine disrupting compounds and pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment and their removal from drinking water: Challenges in the context of the developing world. Desalination. 248(1-3), 578-585 (peer-reviewed).
  17. Rahman, M. F., Yanful, E. K., Jasim, S. Y., Bragg, L. M., Servos, M. R., Ndiongue, S., Broikar, D. (2010) Advanced oxidation treatment of drinking water: Part I. Occurrence and removal of pharmaceuticals and endocrine-disrupting compounds from Lake Huron water. Ozone: Science & Engineering. 32(4), 217-229 (peer-reviewed).