Thermal Cyclone Washing for Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soils

by Mohammad Al-Hamdan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2003


Thermal Cyclone Washing (TCW) is a soil remediation technology developed and tested at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. TCW is a combination of thermal, chemical, and physical processes using mechanical equipment, surfactants, and a hot water jet to clean soil, sediment, and sludge contaminated with organic constituents. TCW involves high energy mixing of excavated contaminated soils. The technology consists of a two-stage process.

Subject Headings: Petroleum | Thermal pollution | Chemical processes | Water pollution | Soil pollution | Cyclones | Colleges and universities | Equipment and machinery

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