Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 6,719,902

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

4-13-2004

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

09/446,581

Date Filed

2001-08-27

Total Pages

45 pages

Abstract

Disclosed are methods, devices and apparatus for bioremediation of mixed waste aquifers, based on a synergistic combination of reductive treatment using zero-valent iron and anaerobic biotransformations. Also disclosed are methods for in situ and ex situ remediation of groundwater and wastewater via these iron-bacterial compositions in a variety of devices including batch reactors, permeable and semipermeable reactive barriers, flow-through reactors, fluidized bed reactors, and sediment tanks.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/351