Water Quality Monitoring & Management Research Group (WQMM@MU)
Leader: Ranjna Jindal, D.Tech.Sc.
Members: Kimberley Irvine, Ph.D.
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Water Quality Monitoring & Management Research Group (WQMM) was established to investigate the existing situations of water bodies with respect to conventional as well as emerging pollutants. Our research has focused on quality evaluation of effluents and receiving water environments using on-site monitoring tools and computer modeling with PCSWMM in addition to laboratory analyses, as well as computer modelling of sewage and storm water collection systems using PCSWMM.
Our recent and current research areas towards water quality monitoring & management include: Pharmaceuticals & Personal care Products (PPCPs) in water environments
Bisphenol A (BPA) in water environments
On-site evaluation of biological quality of water bodies using Coliscan Easy Gel test kits.
Monitoring of spatial variations in DO in water environments using Yellow Spring instruments(YSIs) logging system for spot sampling as well as short-term and long-term profiling, and GIS applications
Mathematical modelling of effluent quality of municipality wastewater treatment plants using PCSWMM
Mathematical modelling of wastewater collection systems using PCSWMM
Sampling sites (WWTPs) in Bangkok Sampling Sites (STPs) in Seoul
Sampling points at some wastewater treatment plants WWTPs in Bangkok
Sampling points in six canals in Bangkok, Thailand
Water quality Investigations of the WWTP effluents and receiving water bodies in Bangkok
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) equipped with UV/Vis detector and fluorescence detector, Shimizu, Japan
Completed Research Projects
Principle Investigator: Visiting Professor Dr. Ranjna Jindal
Occurrence of Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) Residues in Some Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants’ Effluents in Bangkok Region. Funded by Faculty of
Engineering, Mahidol University, Thailand.
Comparative Study on Pharmaceuticals Residues in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants and Receiving Waters in Thailand and South Korea – An Emerging Threat to Public Health. Funded by Mahidol University, Thailand.
Occurrence of Bisphenol A in Some Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants’ Effluents in Bangkok Region. Funded by Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Thailand.
A Preliminary Study of Arsenic Contamination in Southern Thailand. Funded by National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT).
Investigations on the Heavy Metals’ Removal From Wastewater Using Constructed Wetlands.
Funded by National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) & Thailand Research Fun (TRF).
A Novel Wastewater Treated System Using A UASB Reactor and A Downflow Hanging
Sponge (DHS) Post Treatment Unit. Funded by National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT).
Our Current Research Activities
Cha-Am Municipality Wastewater Pond System Research Site
Briefing to Students during Overnight Research trip to Cha-Am
Spot Measurements for DO Profiling Using YSIs
YSIs Cleaning for Reinstalling in the Aeration Pond
24 Hours Sampling at Cha-Am Municipality Wastewater Treatment Pond System
Water Quality Analyses in Laboratory
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