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Jericho Pond water (Vancouver, Canada) pre-filtered through 1 μm glass fiber filters (Cat # 1827-125, Whatman, UK), diluted with tap-water to a dissolved organic carbon (DOC) concentration of 5 mg/L, was used as a model raw-water. A summary of raw water quality is given in Table 1.

Table 1

Raw water quality during operation of biotic and abiotic ion-exchange columns

 pH [−]EC [μS/cm]DOC [mg/L]TOC [mg/L]UVA [m−1]SAC436a [m−1]turbidity [NTU]
Median 6.97 58 4.88 5.26 10.70 0.46 0.22 
10th perc. 6.85 53 4.67 4.79 10.10 0.40 0.19 
90th perc. 7.09 61 5.13 5.68 12.40 0.56 0.24 
n 23 23 23 23 23 
 pH [−]EC [μS/cm]DOC [mg/L]TOC [mg/L]UVA [m−1]SAC436a [m−1]turbidity [NTU]
Median 6.97 58 4.88 5.26 10.70 0.46 0.22 
10th perc. 6.85 53 4.67 4.79 10.10 0.40 0.19 
90th perc. 7.09 61 5.13 5.68 12.40 0.56 0.24 
n 23 23 23 23 23 

aSpecific light absorption at 436 nm.

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