Journal Algérien des Régions Arides
Volume 14, Numéro 2, Pages 53-59

Illizi Groundwater Treatment By Acacia Gum: Organic Pollution Removal

Authors : Remmani Rania .


The aim of this study was the organic pollution removal from Illizi groundwater using Acacia gum powder as a bio-adsorbent; The adsorbent characterization by DRX showed that this powder has no mineral composition, the FTIR analysis completely agreed with that. The groundwater analysis indicated that Acacia gum improved the pH value to normal value for drinking water and removal a high quantity of organic pollution (oil); This treatment didn't change the Excellent class of irrigation.


Acacia gum ; FTIR ; Adsorption ; Groundwater ; organic pollution