Table 3

Effect of different types of water on degradation kinetics of α-terpineol (Conditions: [H2O2] = 10 mg/L, UV light intensity = 18 mW/cm2, the spiked concentration of α-terpineol was 20 mg/L except for the effluent)

UP waterGroundwaterSurface waterEffluent
pH 6.2 7.5 6.6 8.7
Nitrate (mg·L−1<0.05 2.20 3.52 7.41
Total alkalinity (as CaCO3, mg·L−1<5 20
TOC (mg·L−10.084 1.87 4.02 24.6
Kobs (min−10.050 0.046 0.035 0.036
UP waterGroundwaterSurface waterEffluent
pH 6.2 7.5 6.6 8.7
Nitrate (mg·L−1<0.05 2.20 3.52 7.41
Total alkalinity (as CaCO3, mg·L−1<5 20
TOC (mg·L−10.084 1.87 4.02 24.6
Kobs (min−10.050 0.046 0.035 0.036
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