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Treatment of metal-containing liquids

United States Patent Application

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A method for removing metal ions from a liquid having a wide range of pH levels by treating the liquid with a titanate sorbent, preferably monosodium titanate or amorphous peroxotitanate. In one embodiment, wastewater contaminated with mercury or cadmium may be purified.
Hobbs, David T. (N. Augusta, SC), Wataha, John C. (Martinez, GA), Lewis, Jill (Martinez, GA), Messer, Regina L.W. (Martinez, GA)
11/ 638,843
December 14, 2006
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0001] The U.S. Government has rights in this invention pursuant to contract number DE-ACO9-96SR18500 between the U.S. Department of Energy and Washington Savannah River Company LLC.