1. Powdered activated carbon has a good effect on the removal of phenols. Adding powdered activated carbon significantly reduces the turbidity of the effluent and improves the water quality of tap water.
2. Adding powdered activated carbon can effectively remove organic pollutants from water, which is a simple way for conventional processes to improve drinking water quality. The main characteristics of the application of powdered activated carbon are low equipment investment price, fast adsorption speed, and strong adaptability to short-term and sudden water pollution.
Adding powdered activated carbon has a significant effect on the removal of chromaticity, with reports stating that the removal of chromaticity can reach 70%. Low chromaticity indicates good removal of organic matter, and adding powdered activated carbon has a significant effect on odor removal.