Degradation of Wastewater Containing Amoxicillin Antibiotic Using Green Technology "ozonation"

Ria Wulansarie, Setijo Bismo, Ismail Abdul Azis, Devinda Rahmadhani

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Abstract

In this research, wastewater containing amoxicillin antibiotic was treated using green technology "ozonation". The research was carried out with allowance for time variation (15, 30, 45, and 60 minutes), pH of wastewater (acidic, neutral, and alkaline), and ozone generator voltage (75, 150, and 225 Volt). The amoxicillin wastewater in this research was artificial. The concentration of amoxicillin was 50 ppm. Based on experimental result, the best condition of wastewater (containing amoxicillin antibiotic) ozonation was alkaline conditions with pH ≈ 10. The best percent degradation of amoxicillin antibiotic was 86.78 % with a final concentration of 6.61 ppm. The ozone generator voltage variations affect the amoxicillin removal in wastewater. The higher of ozone generator voltage, the percentage of amoxicillin removal was also increase.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012039
JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Volume982
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2020
Event2nd International Conference in Engineering, Technology and Innovative Researches, ICETIR 2020 - Purbalingga, Indonesia
Duration: 2 Sep 20203 Sep 2020

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