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Monitoring of Perfluorinated Compounds (PFCs) in the Yeongsan River Water System
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Monitoring of Perfluorinated Compounds (PFCs) in the Yeongsan River Water System
Kwon, Bum Gun; Lim, Chae-Sung; Lim, Hye-Jung; Na, Suk-Hyun; Kwon, Joongkeun; Chung, Seon-Yong;
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 Abstract
To determine the concentrations of selected 10 perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), a field study was conducted in the water body of Yeongsan River Water System. Raw water samples were collected in the spring and the fall, respectively, which included 18 sampling sites. Collected samples were equally mixed and then served as an analytical sample. The concentration of perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) were in range of 20.80-92.0 ng/L and ND-28.40 ng/L respectively. Perfluorononanoate (PFNA) and perfluorohexanesulfonate (PFHxS) were ranged from ND to 42.20 ng/L and from ND to 11.47 ng/L. The detection frequencies of other PFCs selected in this study were very sparse at very low concentrations, except for PFOS, PFOA, PFNA and PFHxS. PFOS was higher detection frequency and concentration in both spring and fall, PFOA and PFNA were in spring, and PFHxS was in fall. As a result, the observed concentrations of PFCs in the downtown water area of Gwangju, located in the wastewater treatment plants, were relatively higher than other sampling points.
 Keywords
Perfluorinated Compounds;Yeongsan River;Monitoring;Water System;Perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS);Perfluorooctanoate (PFOA);
 Language
Korean
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대청호와 금강유역 중 살충제, 과불화합물, 브롬화난연제의 모니터링,이혜리;간종범;이보미;김소희;이준배;천세억;

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