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1990 …2018

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Adsorption of arsenic on pre-treated zeolite at different ph levels

Mejia-Zamudio, F., Valenzuela-Garcia, J., Gomez-Alvarez, A., Meza-Figueroa, D. & Ela, W. P., Nov 1 2013, In : Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. 25, 4, p. 280-284 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

A general water supply planning model: Evaluation of decentralized treatment

Chung, G., Lansey, K., Blowers, P., Brooks, P., Ela, W., Stewart, S. & Wilson, P., Jul 1 2008, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 23, 7, p. 893-905 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Assessing the performance of solar thermal driven membrane distillation for seawater desalination by computer simulation

Duong, H. C., Xia, L., Ma, Z., Cooper, P., Ela, W. & Nghiem, L. D., 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 542, p. 133-142 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Changes in estrogen/anti-estrogen activities in ponded secondary effluent

Conroy, O., Sáez, A. E., Quanrud, D., Ela, W. & Arnold, R. G., Sep 1 2007, In : Science of the Total Environment. 382, 2-3, p. 311-323 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Comment on "the mechanisms of rate enhancing and quenching of trichloroethene photodecay in the presence of sensitizer and hydrogen sources"

Li, H., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E. A., Ela, W. P., Barbaris, B. & Chu, W., Jun 2004, In : Water research. 38, 11, p. 2791-2792 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Comparison of Alcian blue and total carbohydrate assays for quantitation of transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) in biofouling studies

Li, X., Skillman, L., Li, D. & Ela, W. P., Apr 15 2018, In : Water Research. 133, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Comparison of slow sand filtration and microfiltration as pretreatments for inland desalination via reverse osmosis

Corral, A. F., Yenal, U., Strickle, R., Yan, D., Holler, E., Hill, C., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Feb 3 2014, In : Desalination. 334, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Convenient new chemical actinometer based on aqueous acetone, 2-propanol, and carbon tetrachloride

Li, H., Betterton, E. A., Arnold, R. G., Ela, W. P., Barbaris, B. & Grachane, C., Apr 1 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 7, p. 2262-2266 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Corrigendum to 'Comparison of slow sand filtration and microfiltration as pretreatments for inland desalination via reverse osmosis' [Desalination 334 (2014) 1-9]

Corral, A. F., Yenal, U., Strickle, R., Yan, D., Holler, E., Hill, C., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Aug 1 2014, In : Desalination. 346, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Critical pollution levels in Umguza River, Zimbabwe

Chinyama, A., Ncube, R. & Ela, W. P., Mar 17 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Damage control: Managing the residuals generated during arsenic treatment

Shaw, J., Pepe, L., Ela, W. & Sáez, A. E., Dec 1 2008, Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2008. p. 2762-2768 7 p. (Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition 2008).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Desalination in Arizona: Challenges, applications and prospects

Ela, W. P. & McEvoy, J., Jan 1 2012, Shared Borders, Shared Waters: Israeli-Palestinian and Colorado River Basin Water Challenges. CRC Press, p. 247-262 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

16 Scopus citations

Destruction of gas-phase trichloroethylene in a modified fuel cell

Ju, X., Hecht, M., Galhotra, R. A., Ela, W. P., Betterton, E. A., Arnold, R. G. & Sáez, A. E., Jan 15 2006, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 2, p. 612-617 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Development of a simulation system for a continuous flow, quiescent, aqueous environment

Ela, W. P. & Leckie, J. O., Apr 2000, In : Water research. 34, 5, p. 1734-1750 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Economics of ion exchange versus vibratory shear enhanced processing for minimization of reverse osmosis concentrate volume

Yenal, U., Corral, A. F., Nixon, J., Hill, C., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Jun 1 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States). 140, 6, 05014001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Effect of ferrous iron on arsenate sorption to amorphous ferric hydroxide

Mukiibi, M., Ela, W. P. & Sáez, A. E., Oct 2008, Environmental Challenges in the Pacific Basin. Blackwell Publishing Inc., p. 335-345 11 p. (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; vol. 1140).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Effect of pH, competitive anions and NOM on the leaching of arsenic from solid residuals

Ghosh, A., Sáez, A. E. & Ela, W., May 15 2006, In : Science of the Total Environment. 363, 1-3, p. 46-59 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations
41 Scopus citations

Effects of membrane structure and operational variables on membrane distillation performance

Karanikola, V., Corral, A. F., Jiang, H., Saez, A. E., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Feb 15 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 524, p. 87-96 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
47 Scopus citations

Environmental engineering: Training for the next round

Ela, W. P., Jun 1 2005, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 131, 6, p. 831-832 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

9 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

Fate of polybrominated diphenyl ethers during wastewater treatment/polishing and sludge stabilization/disposal

Arnold, R. G., Teske, S., Tomanek, M., Engstrom, J., Leung, C., Zhang, J., Banihani, Q., Quanrud, D., Ela, W. P. & Sáez, A. E., Oct 2008, Environmental Challenges in the Pacific Basin. Blackwell Publishing Inc., p. 394-411 18 p. (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; vol. 1140).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations

Fate of wastewater effluent hER-agonists and hER-antagonists during soil aquifer treatment

Conroy, O., Quanrud, D. M., Ela, W. P., Wicke, D., Lansey, K. E. & Arnold, R. G., Apr 1 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 7, p. 2287-2293 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Fenton-driven chemical regeneration of MTBE-spent GAC

Huling, S. G., Jones, P. K., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., May 2005, In : Water research. 39, 10, p. 2145-2153 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations

In-place regeneration of granular activated carbon using fenton's reagents

De Las Casas, C. L., Bishop, K. G., Bercik, L. M., Johnson, M., Potzler, M., Ela, W. P., Sáez, A. E., Huling, S. G. & Arnold, R. G., Dec 1 2006, Remediation of Hazardous Waste in the Subsurface Bridging Flask and Field. Clark II, C. & Lindner, A. S. (eds.). p. 43-65 23 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 940).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Scopus citations

In-place regeneration of SVE-loaded GAC using Fenton's reagents

De Las Casas, C. L., Bishop, K. G., Bercik, L. M., Ela, W. P., Sáez, A. E., Huling, S. G. & Arnold, R. G., Dec 1 2004, In : ACS, Division of Environmental Chemistry - Preprints of Extended Abstracts. 44, 2, p. 648-653 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Laboratory dust generation and size-dependent characterization of metal and metalloid-contaminated mine tailings deposits

Gonzales, P., Felix, O., Alexander, C., Lutz, E., Ela, W. & Eduardo Sáez, A., Sep 15 2014, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 280, p. 619-626 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Leaching of arsenic from granular ferric hydroxide residuals under mature landfill conditions

Ghosh, A., Mukiibi, M., Sáez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., Oct 1 2006, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 19, p. 6070-6075 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Leach resistance of encapsulated salts in polymeric waste forms fabricated using an aqueous-based route

Quach, A., Xia, G., Evans, R., Sáez, A. E., Zelinski, B. J., Smith, H., Smith, G., Birnie, D. P. & Ela, W. P., Dec 1 2004, In : Ceramic Transactions. 155, p. 341-349 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

2 Scopus citations

Measuring Localized Surface Infiltration Rates in Secondary Effluent Recharge Basins

Gain, J., Ela, W., Arnold, R. & Lansey, K., Dec 1 2003, World Water and Environmental Resources Congress. Bizier, P. & DeBarry, P. (eds.). p. 2303-2310 8 p. (World Water and Environmental Resources Congress).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microscale speciation of arsenic and iron in ferric-based sorbents subjected to simulated landfill conditions

Root, R. A., Fathordoobadi, S., Alday, F., Ela, W. & Chorover, J., Nov 19 2013, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 47, 22, p. 12992-13000 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Microstructure and leaching behavior of polymer composites for encapsulating toxic solid wastes

Rengifo, F., Sáez, A. E., Ela, W. P., Quach, A., Garbo, B., Franks, C., Zelinski, B. J. J., Birnie, D. P., Smith, H. D. & Smith, G. L., Nov 10 2004, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 43, 23, p. 7492-7499 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Microstructure of emulsion-based polymeric waste forms for encapsulating low-level, radioactive and toxic metal wastes

Evans, R., Quach, A., Xia, G., Zelinski, B. J. J., Ela, W. P., Birnie, D. P., Sáez, A. E., Smith, H. D. & Smith, G. L., Dec 1 2004, In : Ceramic Transactions. 155, p. 331-340 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Scopus citations

NDMA treatment by sequential GAC adsorption and fenton-driven destruction

Kommineni, S., Ela, W. P., Arnold, R. G., Huling, S. G., Hester, B. J. & Betterton, E. A., Jan 1 2003, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 20, 4, p. 361-373 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Nitrogen transformations during soil-aquifer treatment of wastewater effluent - Oxygen effects in field studies

Miller, J. H., Ela, W. P., Lansey, K. E., Chipello, P. L. & Arnold, R. G., Oct 1 2006, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 132, 10, p. 1298-1306 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Phenol Molecular Sheets Woven by Water Cavities in Hydrophobic Slit Nanospaces

Kowalczyk, P., Wiśniewski, M., Deditius, A., Włoch, J., Terzyk, A. P., Ela, W. P., Kaneko, K., Webley, P. A. & Neimark, A. V., Dec 18 2018, In : Langmuir. 34, 50, p. 15150-15159 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Reconciling PM10 analyses by different sampling methods for Iron King Mine tailings dust

Li, X., Félix, O. I., Gonzales, P., Saez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., Mar 1 2016, In : Reviews on Environmental Health. 31, 1, p. 37-41 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Reductive and oxidative destruction of chlorinated hydrocarbons in gas-phase catalytic reactors: Packed-beds and modified fuel cells

Ju, X., Sáez, A. E., Ela, W. P., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E. A., Wallen, M., Candillo, K., Barbaris, B. & Orbay, O., Oct 20 2004, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 228, 1, p. ENVR-135

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

23 Scopus citations

Release of arsenic from metal oxide sorbents under simulated mature landfill conditions

Guzmán, H. M., Li, J., Keshta, M., Saez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., May 1 2016, In : Chemosphere. 151, p. 84-93 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Removal of arsenate ions from water using micellar enhanced ultrafiltration

Szidarovszky, M., Heckel, K., Sáez, A. E. & Ela, W., 2008, AIChE100 - 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. (AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Repeated reductive and oxidative treatments of granular activated carbon

Huling, S. G., Jones, P. K., Ela, W. P. & Arnold, R. G., Feb 1 2005, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 131, 2, p. 287-297 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Scoping candidate minerals for stabilization of arsenic-bearing solid residuals

Raghav, M., Shan, J., Sáez, A. E. & Ela, W. P., Dec 15 2013, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 263, p. 525-532 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations