Dave Reckhow

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Research Areas

Research Projects

Graduate Students & Post Docs

Selected publications


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Research Projects: Recent and On-going


Graduate Students and Post-Docs

Junsung Kim

Guanghui Hua

Boning Liu

Cynthia Castellon

Kirsten Studer


Selected Publications

Reckhow, D.A. and P.C. Singer, "Removal of Organic Halide Precursors by Pre-ozonation and Alum Coagulation," Journal of the American Water Works Association , Vol. 76, No. 4, pp. 151-157 (1984).

Reckhow, D.A. and P.C. Singer, "Mechanisms of Organic Halide Formation During Fulvic Acid Chlorination and Implications with Respect to Pre-ozonation," in Water Chlorination: Environmental Impact and Health Effects , Vol. 5, pp. 1229-1257, (Lewis Publishers, Inc., Chelsea, MI, 1985).

Reckhow, D.A., B. Legube and P.C. Singer, "The Ozonation of Organic Halide Precursors: Effect of Bicarbonate," Water Research , 20(8)987-998 (1986).

Ostendorf, D.W., D.A. Reckhow and D.J. Popielarczyk, "Vertical Transport Processes in Unconfined Aquifers," Journal of Contaminant Hydrology , Vol. 4, pp. 93-107 (1989).

Croue, J.-P., and D.A. Reckhow, "The Destruction of Chlorination Byproducts with Sulfite," Environmental Science & Technology , 23:1412-1419 (1989).

Reckhow, D.A., C. Hull, E. Lehan, J.M. Symons, H.-S. Kim, Y.-M. Chang, L. Simms, R.C. Dressman, and H. Pourmoghaddas, "Determination of Total Organic Halide in Water: An Interlaboratory Comparative Study of Two Methods," International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry , 38:1-7 (1990).

Reckhow, D.A. and P.C. Singer, "Chlorination Byproducts in Drinking Waters: From Formation Potentials to Finished Water Concentrations," Journal of the American Water Works Association , 82:4:173-180 (1990).

Reckhow, D.A., D.W. Ostendorf and M.E. Billa, "Combined Residual Chlorine Fate and Transport in Small Stream," ASCE, Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division , 116:6:1125-1142 (1990).

Reckhow, D.A., P.C. Singer and R.L. Malcolm, "Chlorination of Humic Materials: Byproduct Formation and Chemical Interpretations," Environmental Science & Technology , 24:11:1655-1664 (1990).

Reckhow, D.A. and J.K. Edzwald, "A Laboratory Evaluation of the Bromoform and Iodoform Formation Potential Tests," Journal of the American Water Works Association . 83:5:67-74 (1991).

Knocke, W.R., J.E. Van Benschoten, M.J. Kearney, A.W. Soborski and D.A. Reckhow, "Kinetics of Manganese and Iron Oxidation by Potassium Permanganate and Chlorine Dioxide," Journal of the American Water Works Association . 83:6:80-87 (1991).

Reckhow, D.A., W.R. Knocke, M.J. Kearney, and C.A. Parks , "Oxidation of Iron and Manganese by Ozone," Ozone Science and Engineering , 13:6:675-695 (1991).

Xie, Y., R.V. Rajan and D.A. Reckhow, "Mass Spectra of Synthesized Mixed Bromochloroacetic Acids," Organic Mass Spectrometry , 27:807-810 (1992).

Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Formation of Ketoacids in Ozonated Drinking Water," Ozone: Sci. & Eng. , 14:269-275 (1992).

Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Identification of Trihaloacetaldehydes in Ozonated and Chlorinated Fulvic Acid Solutions," Analyst 118:1:71-72 (1993).

Hull , C.S. and D.A. Reckhow, "Removal of DOX and its Precursors in Municipal Wastewater Treatment," Water Research , 27:3:419-425 (1993).

Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "A Rapid and Simple Analytical Method for Cyanogen Chloride and Cyanogen Bromide in Drinking Water," Water Research , 27:3:507-511 (1993).

Xie, Y., D.A. Reckhow and R.V. Rajan, "Spontaneous Methylation of Haloacetic Acids in Methanolic Stock Solutions," Environ. Sci. Technol. , 27:6:1232-1234 (1993).

Tobiason, J.E., J.K Edzwald, D.A. Reckhow and M.S. Switzenbaum, "Effect of Pre-ozonation on Organics Removal by In-line Direct Filtration," Wat. Sci. Tech. 27:11:81-90 (1993).

Bose, P., B.K Bezbarua and D.A. Reckhow, "Effect of Ozonation on Some Physical and Chemical Properties of Aquatic Natural Organic Matter," Ozone: Sci. Eng. 16(2)89-112 (1994).

Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Formation of Halogenated Artifacts in Brominated, Chloraminated, and Chlorinated Solvents," Environ. Sci. Technol. , 28:7:1357-1360 (1994).

Tobiason, J.E., Reckhow, D.A., & Edzwald, J.K. "Effects of Ozonation on Optimal Coagulant Dosing in Drinking Water Treatment". Aqua , 44:3: 142-150. (1995)

Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Hydrolysis and Dehalogenation of Trihaloacetaldehydes," In R.A. Minear, & G.L. Amy (Editors), Disinfection By-Products in Water Treatment: The Chemistry of Their Formation and Control ., pp283-291, Lewis Publ., New York (1996) .

McClellan, J.N., Reckhow, D.A., Tobiason, J.E., Edzwald, J.K., & Hess, A.F. (1996). Empirical Models for Chlorination "By-products: Four Years of Pilot Experience in Southern Connecticut ". In R.A. Minear, & G.L. Amy (Editors), Disinfection By-Products and NOM Precursors: Chemistry, Characterization, and Control . Washington : American Chemical Society (1996).

Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, “Development of a Method to Identify Ketoacids in Ozonated Fulvic Acid Solutions,” Journal of Mass Spectrometry , 32:99-102 (1997).

Bose, P., D.A. Reckhow, “Modeling pH and Ionic Strength Effects on Proton and Calcium Complexation of Fulvic Acid: A Tool for Drinking Water-NOM Studies” Environmental Science & Technology , 31:3:765-770 (1997).

Xie, Y., D.A. Reckhow and D.C. Springborg, “Analyzing HAAs and Ketoacids without Diazomethane” Journal of the American Water Works Association , 90:4:131-138 (1998)

Garvey, Elisa; Tobiason, John E.; Hayes, Michael; Wolfram, Evelyn; Reckhow, David A., and Male, James W. Coliform Transport in a Pristine Reservoir: Modeling and Field Studies. Water Science and Technology . 1998; 37(2):137-144.

Bose, P., D.A. Reckhow, “Adsorption of Natural Organic Matter on Preformed Aluminum Hydroxide,” ASCE, Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division , 124:9:803-811 (1998).

Reckhow, D.A. “Control of Disinfection By-Product Formation Using Ozone”. In: Singer, P.C., Editor. Formation and Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water . Denver , CO : American Water Works Association; pp. 179-204, (1999).

McClellan, J.N.; D.A. Reckhow, J.E. Tobiason, J.K. Edzwald and D.B. Smith, “A Comprehensive Kinetic Model for Chlorine Decay and Chlorination Byproduct Formation” In Krasner, S.W.; Barrett, S.E., and Amy, G.L. Editors, Natural Organic Matter and Disinfection By-Products: Chacterization and Control in Drinking Water ; Washington, DC: ACS: pg. 223-246, (2000).

Reckhow, D.A., T.L. Platt, A.M. MacNeill, J.N. McClellan, “Formation and Degradation of DCAN in Drinking Waters”, AQUA , 50(1)1-13 (2001).

Pines, D.S., Reckhow, D.A., “Effect of Dissolved Co(II) on the Ozonation of Oxalic Acid”, Environ. Sci. Technol. 36(19)4046-4051 (2002).

Pines, D.S., Reckhow, D.A., “Solid Phase Catalytic Ozonation Process for the Destruction of a Model Pollutant”, Ozone Science & Engineering 25:1:25-39 (2003).

Corbin, M.J., D.A. Reckhow, J.E. Tobiason, and G.S. Kaminski, Controlling DBPs by Delaying Chlorine Addition Until After Filtration, Journal of the New England Water Works Association 117(4)243-251 (2003).

Bezbarua B.K. and D.A. Reckhow, Modification of the Standard Neutral Ozone Decomposition Model, Ozone: Science and Engineering , 26(4)345-357 (2004).

Choi W-W, Reckhow DA. Fluorimetric Determination of Dichloroacetamide by RPLC With Postcolumn Detection. Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society . (2004) 25:900-906.

Reckhow, DA, PL Rees and D Bryan, “Watershed Sources of Disinfection Byproduct Precursors”, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply , (2004) 4:4:61-69.

Reckhow, D.A., Rees, P.L., Makdissy, G., and Bryan , D. (2005) Factors Affecting NOM Reactivity with Chlorine. In: Humic Substances: Molecular Details and Application in Land and Water Conservation , Gabbour, E.A. and Davies, G. (eds), pp. 117-129, Taylor & Francis, Inc., New York .

Pines, D.S., M-N Min, D.A. Reckhow and S.J. Ergas, “Investigation of an Ozone Membrane Contactor System,” Ozone: Science and Engineering , 27:209-217 (2005)

Hua, G and D.A. Reckhow, “Determination of TOCl, TOBr, and TOI in Drin king Water by Pyrolysis and Off-line Ion Chromatography,” Anal. Bioanal. Chem . 384:2:495-504 (2006).

Hua, G., DA Reckhow, and J. Kim, “Effect of Bromide and Iodide Ions on the Formation and Speciation of Disinfection Byproducts During Chlorination,” Environmental Science and Technology . In press (2006).

Ergas, S.J., B.M. Therriault and D.A. Reckhow, “Evaluation of Water Reuse Technologies for the Textile Industry”, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering , In press (2006)

Leshem E.N., D.S. Pines, S.J. Ergas and D.A. Reckhow, “Electrochemical Oxidation and Ozonation for Textile Wastewater Reuse,” ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering In press (2006).