Environmental Risk Assessment of Emerging Pollutants in Water: Approaches Under Horizontal and Vertical EU Legislation.

Hernando, M.D. and Rodríguez, A. and Vaquero, J.J. and Fernández-Alba, A.R. and García-Calvo, E.

Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 41 (7). pp. 699-731. ISSN 1064-3389

Chemical and ecotoxicological assessment of poly(amidoamine) dendrimers in the aquatic environment.

Iván J. Suárez, Ana Uclés, Roberto Rosal, Antonio Rodríguez, María D. Hernando, Eloy García-Calvo, Amadeo. Fernandez-Alba

TrAC Trend. Anal. Chem., 30(3) 492-506 ISSN 01659936

Inactivation of Enterococcus faecalis by TiO¬¬2 mediated UV and solar irradiation in water and wastewater: Culture techniques never say the whole truth.

Danae Venieri, Efthalia Chatzisymeon, María S. Gonzalo, Roberto Rosal, Dionissios Mantzavinos

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 10(11) 1744-1750

Kinetics and mechanism of catalytic ozonation of aqueous pollutants on metal oxide catalysts.

Roberto Rosal, María S. Gonzalo, Javier Santiago, Antonio Rodríguez, José A. Perdigón-Melón, Eloy García-Calvo

Ozone Sci. Eng., 33(6) 434-440

Physicochemical characterization and ecotoxicological assessment of CeO2 nanoparticles using two aquatic organisms.

Ismael Rodea-Palomares, Karina Boltes, Francisca Fernández-Piñas, Francisco Leganés, Eloy García-Calvo, Javier Santiago, Roberto Rosal

Toxicol. Sci., 119(1) 135-145

Application of tailor-made membranes in a multi-stage process for the purification of sweeteners from Stevia rebaudiana.

J. Vanneste, A. Sotto, C.M. Courtin, V. Van Craeyveld, K. Bernaerts, J. Van Impe, J. Vandeur, S. Taes, B. Van der Bruggen

Journal of Food Engineering, 103 (3), 285-293.

Doping of polyethersulfone nanofiltration membranes: antifouling effect observed at ultralow concentrations of TiO2 nanoparticles

A. Sotto, A. Boromand, S. Balta, J. Kim, B. Van der Bruggen

Journal of Materials Chemistry, DOI: 10.1039/C1JM11040C.

Influence of type and position of functional groups of phenolic compounds on NF/RO performance

J.M. Arsuaga, A. Sotto, M.J. López-Muñoz, L. Braeken

Journal of Membrane Science, 372, 380-386

Mercury removal from aqueous solutions of HgCl2 by heterogeneous photocatalysis with TiO2

M.J. López-Muñoz,  J. Aguado, A. Arencibia, R. Pascual

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 104, 220-228

Photocatalytic inactivation of bacteria in a fixed-reactor: mechanistic insights by epifluorescence

C. Pablos, R. van Grieken, J. Marugán, B. Moreno

Catalysis Today, 161, 133-139

Photocatalytic removal of s-triazines: Evaluation of operational parameters

M.J. López-Muñoz, J. Aguado Alonso, A. Revilla

Catalysis Today, 161, 153-162.

Photocatalytic removals of triazines: Evaluation of operational parameters

M.J. López-Muñoz, J. Aguado, A. Revilla

Catalysis Today 161(1) 153-162

Rigorous kinetic modeling with explicit radiation absorption effects of the photocatalytic inactivation of bacteria in water using suspended titanium dioxide

J. Marugán, R. van Grieken, C. Pablos, L. M. Satuf, A. E. Cassano, O. M. Alfano

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 102, 404-416

Activated carbons from sewage sludge. Application to aqueous-phase adsorption of 4-chlorophenol.

V. M. Monsalvo, A. F. Mohedano, J. J. Rodriguez

Desalination. 277, 377–382

Compared activity and stability of Pd/Al2O3 and Pd/AC catalysts in 4-chlorophenol hydrodechlorination in different pH media

Z. M. de Pedro, E. Diaz, A. F. Mohedano, J. A. Casas, J. J. Rodriguez

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 103, 128–135.

Comparison of experimental methods for determination of toxicity and biodegradability of xenobiotic compounds

A. M. Polo, M. Tobajas, S. Sanchis, A. F. Mohedano, J. J. Rodriguez

Biodegradation, 22, 751-761

Catalytic wet air oxidation with Ni- and Fe-doped mixed oxides derived from hydrotalcites.

G. Ovejero, A. Rodríguez, A. Vallet, P. Gómez, J. García

Water Science and Technology, 63(10), 2381-2387

Degradation of basic yellow 11 by catalytic wet air oxidation with transition metals supported on hydrotalcites.

G. Ovejero, A. Rodríguez, A. Vallet, J. García

Chemical Engineering Transaction, 24(1-3), 1273-1278

Oxidación por vía húmeda catalítica de efluentes industriales empleando un catalizador de Pt soportado en nanotubos de carbono de pared múltiple.

G. Ovejero, J. L. Sotelo, A. Rodríguez, A. Vallet, J. García

Avances en Ciencia e Ingeniería, 2(2), 1-10

Studies in catalytic wet air oxidation as a process to destroy Basic Yellow 11 in aqueous stream over Pt/CNT catalyst.

G. Ovejero, A. Rodríguez, A. Vallet, J. García

Coloration Technology, 127(1), 10-17

Effectiveness of AOP's on abatement of emerging pollutants and their oxidation intermediates: nicotine removal with Fenton's Reagent.

Sergio Rodriguez, Aurora Santos and Arturo Romero

Desalination.280, 108-113

Enhancing p-Cresol Extraction From Soil.

María Rosas, Fernando Vicente, Aurora Santos, Arturo Romero

CHEMOSPHERE. 84, 260-264

Improvement Soil Remediation By Using Stabilizers And Chelating Agents In A Fenton-Like Process.

Vicente, Juana María Rosas, Aurora Santos, Arturo Romero


Kinetic study of diuron oxidation and mineralization by persulphate: effects of temperature, oxidant concentration and iron dosage method.

Vicente, F.; Romero, A.; Santos, A.; Rodriguez, S.

Chemical Engineering Journal. 170, 127-135

Soil Remediation By Fenton-Like Process: Phenol Removal And Soil Organic Matter Modification.

Arturo Romero, Aurora Santos, Tomás Cordero, José Rodríguez-Mirasol , Juana María Rosas , Fernando Vicente.

Chemical Engineering Journal. 170, 36-43

Application of advanced oxidation processes to doxycycline and norfloxacin removal from water.

Javier Rivas, Angel Encinas, Fernando Beltrán, Nigel Graham

J. Environ. Sci. Health Part A. 46, 1-8

Assessing the contribution of coagulation/UF, PAC/UF and UF/GAC combined processes to the elimination of emerging contaminants.

F. Javier Benitez, Juan L. Acero, Francisco J. Real, Fernando Teva

Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 20, 3173-3179

Bromination of selected pharmaceuticals in water matrices.

F. Javier Benitez, Juan L. Acero, Francisco J. Real, Gloria Roldan, Francisco Casas

Chemosphere, 85, 1430-1437

Comparison of different chemical oxidation treatments for the removal of selected pharmaceuticals in water matrices.

F. Javier Benitez, Juan L. Acero, Francisco J. Real, Gloria Roldán, Francisco Casas

Chem. Eng. J. 168, 1149-1156

Contaminants abatement by ozone in secondary effluents. Evaluation of second order rate constants.

F. Javier Rivas, Jose Sagasti, Angel Encinas, Olga Gimeno

J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 86, 1058-1066

Non-catalytic and catalytic wet air oxidation of pharmaceuticals in ultra-pure and natural waters.

F. Javier Benitez, Juan García, Juan L. Acero, Francisco J. Real, Gloria Roldan

Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 89, 334-341

Simultaneous photo-transformation of pharmaceuticals in secondary effluents.

Javier Rivas, Olga Gimeno, Teresa Borralho, J. Sagasti

Desalination 279, 115-120

Ultrafiltration and nanofiltration membranes applied to the removal of the pharmaceuticals amoxicillin, naproxen, metoprolol and phenacetin from waters.

F. Javier Benitez, Juan L. Acero, Francisco J. Real, Gloria Roldán, Elena Rodríguez

J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 86, 858-866

Electrochemical phosphates removal using iron and aluminium electrodes.

E. Lacasa, P. Cañizares, C. Sáez, F.J. Fernández, M.A. Rodrigo

Chemical Engineering Journal 172, 137-143

Removal of arsenic by iron and aluminium electrochemically assisted coagulation.

E. Lacasa, P. Cañizares, C. Sáez, F.J. Fernández, M.A. Rodrigo

Separation Purification Technology 79, 15-19

Removal of nitrates by electrolysis in non chloride media. Effect of the anode material.

E. Lacasa, P. Cañizares, J.Llanos, and M.A. Rodrigo

Separation and Purification Technology. 80, 592-599

Removal of nitrates from groundwater by electrocoagulation.

E. Lacasa, P. Cañizares, C. Sáez, F.J. Fernández, M.A. Rodrigo

Chemical Engineering Journal 171, 1012-1017

Use of low current densities in electrolyses with conductive-diamond electrochemical — Oxidation to disinfect treated wastewaters for reuse.

A. Cano, P. Cañizares, C. Barrera, C. Sáez, M.A. Rodrigo

Electrochemistry Communications 13, 1268-1270

Kinetics of dodecylbenzenesulphonate mineralisation by TiO2 photocatalysis.

Sanchez, M., Rivero, M.J., Ortiz, I.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 101 (3-4), 515-521.

Kinetics of electro-oxidation of ammonia-N, nitrites and COD from a recirculating aquaculture saline water system using BDD anodes.

Díaz, V., Ibáñez, R., Gómez, P., Urtiaga, A.M., Ortiz, I

Water Research, 45 (1), paginas. 125-134.

Kinetics of ultrasound-enhanced electrochemical oxidation of diuron on boron-doped diamond electrodes.

Bringas, E., Saiz, J., Ortiz, I.

Chemical Engineering Journal 172 , 1016– 1022.

Photocatalytic degradation of emerging contaminants in municipal wastewater treatment plant effluents using immobilized TiO2 in a solar pilot plant.

N. Miranda-García, S. Suárez, B. Sánchez, J. M. Coronado, S. Malato, M. Ignacio Maldonado

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 103, 294-301.


Degradation of the antibiotic amoxicillin by photo-Fenton process – chemical and toxicological assessment.

Alam G. Trovó, Raquel F.P. Nogueira, Ana Agüera, Amadeo R. Fernandez-Alba, Sixto Malato

Wat. Res., 45, 1394-1402.

Modified photo-Fenton for degradation of emerging contaminants in municipal wastewater effluents.

N. Klamerth, S. Malato, M.I. Maldonado, A. Agüera, A. Fernández-Alba

Catalysis Today 161, 241–246.

Oxidation by-products and ecotoxicity assessment during the photodegradation of fenofibric acid in aqueous solution with UV and UV/H2O2.

Javier Santiago, Ana Agüera, María del Mar Gómez-Ramos, Amadeo R. Fernández Alba, Eloy García-Calvo, Roberto Rosal.

J. Hazard. Mat., 194.30–41.

Photocatalytic Enhancement for Solar Disinfection of Water: A Review.

J. Anthony Byrne, Pilar A. Fernandez-Ibañez, Patrick S.M. Dunlop, DheayaM. A. Alrousan and Jeremy W. J. Hamilton

International Journal of Photoenergy, 2011, 1-12.

Solar disinfection of fungal spores in water aided by low concentrations of hydrogen peroxide.

M. I. Polo-López, I. Garcíia-Fernández, I. Oller and P. Fernández-Ibáñez

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 10, 381–388.

Automatic searching and evaluation of priority and emerging contaminants in wastewater and river water by stir bar sorptive extraction followed by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography-time-of-flight mass spectrometry.

Gómez, M.J., Herrera, S., Solé, D., García-Calvo, E., Fernández-Alba, A.R.

Analytical Chemistry 83 (7), 2638-2647.

Behavior of amoxicillin in wastewater and river water: Identification of its main transformation products by liquid chromatography/electrospray quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry.

Pérez-Parada, A., Agüera, A., Del Mar Gómez-Ramos, M., García-Reyes, J.F., Heinzen, H., Fernández-Alba, A.R.

Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 25 (6), 731-742.

Chemical and toxicological evolution of the antibiotic sulfamethoxazole under ozone treatment in water solution.

María del Mar Gómez-Ramos, Milagros Mezcua, Ana Agüera, Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba, Soledad Gonzalo, Antonio Rodríguez, Roberto Rosal.

J. Hazard. Mat. 192, 18–25

Development of a solvent-free method for the simultaneous identification/quantification of drugs of abuse and their metabolites in environmental water by LC-MS/MS.

Martínez Bueno, M.J., Uclés, S., Hernando, M.D., Fernández-Alba, A.R.

Talanta 85 (1),157-166.

Environmental risk assessment of emerging pollutants in water: Approaches under horizontal and vertical EU legislation.

Hernando, M.D., Rodríguez, A., Vaquero, J.J., Fernández-Alba, A.R., García, E.

Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 41 (7), 699-731.

Evaluation of selected ubiquitous contaminants in the aquatic environment and their transformation products. A pilot study of their removal from a sewage treatment plant.

Martínez Bueno, M.J., Uclés, S., Hernando, M.D., Dávoli, E., Fernández-Alba, A.R.

Water Research 45 (6), 2331-2341.

Use of an accurate-mass database for the systematic identification of transformation products of organic contaminants in wastewater effluents.

María del Mar Gómez-Ramos, Andrés Pérez-Parada, Juan F. García-Reyes, Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba, Ana Agüera.

J. Chromatogr. A, 1218, 8002–8012.

An analysis of the bacterial community in a membrane bioreactor fed with photo-Fenton pre-treated toxic water.

Ballesteros Martín MM, Garrido L, Casas López JL, Sánchez O, Mas J, Maldonado MI, Sánchez Pérez JA.

Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 31:1171-1178.


Environmentally-safe bimetallic Ag@Co magnetic nanocomposites with antimicrobial activity.

Alonso A, Vigués N, Muñoz-Berbel X, Macanas J, Muñoz M, Mas J, Muraviev DN.

Chem Commun. 47: 10464-10466.

Molecular characterization of activated sludge from a seawater-processing wastewater treatment plant.

Sanchez O, Garrido L, Massana R, Forn I, Maldonado MI, Mas J.

Microbial Biotechnology. 4:628-642.

Real time automatic system for the impedimetric monitoring of bacterial growth.

Muñoz-Berbel X et al.

Analytical Letters. 44:2571-2581.

Silicon-based microfabricated microbial fuel cell toxicity sensor.

Dávila D, Esquivel JP, Sabaté N, Mas J.

Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 26:2426-2430.

Transient storage of electrical charge in biofilms of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 growing in a Microbial Fuel Cell.

Uría N, Muñoz-Berbel X, Sánchez O, Muñoz FX, Mas J.

Environmental Science and Technology. 45:10250-10256.

Aplicación de la técnica de espectrometría de fluorescencia de rayos-X en el estudio de la dispersión de metales en áreas mineras.

Marguí E, González-Fernández O, Hidalgo M, Pardini G and Queralt I

Boletín Geológico y Minero, 122/2:273-286

Applicability of direct total reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis for selenium determination in solutions related to environmental and geochemical Studies.

E.Marguí, G.H. Floor, M.Hidalgo, P.Kregsamer, G.Roman-Ross, C.Streli and I.Queralt

Spectrochimica Acta B, 65(12):1002-1007

Assessing Irrigation Efficiency Improvements by Using a Preference Revelation Model.

Gutierrez, C. and Gómez, C.M.

Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research. 9(4), 1009-1020

Distribution of metals in soils and plants around mineralized zones at Cartagena-La Unión mining district (SE, Spain).

Gonzalez-Fernandez O, Queralt I, Manteca JI, Garcia G. and Carvalho ML

Environmental Earth Sciences (Environmental Geology), 63:1227-1237

El riesgo de disponibilidad de agua en la agricultura: una aplicación a las cuencas del Guadalquivir y del Segura.

Pérez, D.; Gómez, C.M. y Villar, A

Estudios de Economía Aplicada, 29-1. Abril.

Geochemical and Mineralogical Features of Overbank Stream Sediments of the Beal Wadi (Cartagena-La Union Mining District, SE Spain).

González-Fernandez O, Jurado A and Queralt I

Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 215:55-65

Lead, Zinc, Arsenic and Copper Pollution in the Alluvial Plain of a Mining Wadi: The Beal Case (Cartagena-La Union Mining District, SE Spain).

Gonzalez-Fernandez O, Queralt I, Carvalho ML and Garcia G

Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 220(1-4):279-291

X-Ray fluorescence analysis for total bromine tracking in the Vadose zone : results for Mnsara, Morocco.

Abderrahim, H. [et al.].

Vadose zone journal, vol. 10(4), 1331-1335

Drivers of Economic Information in River Basin Planning.

Maestu, J. and Gómez, C.M.

International Journal of Water Resources Development, 27 (4). pp. 665-676.

Approximate cost of the elimination of boron in desalinated water by reverse osmosis and ion exchange resins.

Chillón Arias, M.F., Valero i Bru L., Prats Rico, D., Varó Galvañ, P.

Desalination, 273, 421-427.

Comparison of ion exchange resins used in reduction of boron in desalinated water for human consumption.

Chillón Arias, M.F., Valero i Bru L., Prats Rico, D., Varó Galvan, P

Desalination, 278, 244-249.

Endocrine disrupting compounds: A comparison of removal between conventional activated sludge and membrane bioreactors.

V. Cases, V. Alonso, V. Argandoña, M. Rodriguez, D. Prats

Desalination 272, 240-245.

Influence of organic loading rate on the performance of ultrafiltration and microfiltration membrane bioreactors at high sludge retention time.

L. Dominguez, V. Cases, Ch. Birek, M. Rodríguez, D. Prats

Chemical Engineering Journal, 181-182, 132-143.

Kinetic behaviour of sodium and boron in brackish water membranes.

Chillón Arias, M.F., Valero i Bru L., Prats Rico, D., Varó Galvan, P

Journal of Membrane Science, 368, 86-94

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