David A. Reckhow

Address

Education

Professional Positions

Professional Honors and Awards

Professional Activities

Written Works and Oral Presentations

Other Activities


 

Associate Professor

Address

College of Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Box 5205
Marston Hall 16C
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

E-Mail: reckhow@ecs.umass.edu

Office Telephone: (413) 545-5392Office FAX: (413) 545-2202

Education

B.S., Tufts University, 1977, (Civil Engineering);
M.S. Stanford University, 1978, (Civil Engineering);
Ph.D. University of North Carolina , 1984, (Environmental Engineering)

 

 

Professional Positions

1984-1985, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Compagnie Generale des Eaux, Anjou Recherche

1985-1990, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

1990- 1998, Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

2002-2005, Director, The Environmental Institute, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

1998- , Professor, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

 

Professional Honors and Awards

1976 Tau Beta Pi
1980 Sigma Xi
1985 American Water Works Association, Academic Achievement Award for Best Ph.D. Dissertation for 1984, 2nd Place
1985 American Water Works Association, Award for the Best Research Paper for 1984
1988 United Technologies Corp, Outstanding Teaching Award
1989 National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award
1989 University of Massachusetts, Engineering Alumni Association, Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
1991 American Water Works Association, Award for the Best Research Paper for 1990
1993 American Water Works Association, Award for the Best Research Division Poster for 1993, First Place (with Qing-wen Zhu, MS student).
1994 Montgomery Watson/AEEP Master's Thesis Award, Advisor to 2nd Place finisher (Eric M. Hesse)
1995 American Water Works Association, Academic Achievement Award for the Best MS Thesis for 1994, Advisor to 3rd Place finisher (Denise Springborg).
1995 International Ozone Association's Harvey Rosen Award for the best paper in Ozone:Science and Engineering for the 2-year period, 1993-1994. (with Purnendu Bose and Boijayanta Bezbarua, PhD students)
1998 American Water Works Association, Academic Achievement Award for the Best PhD Dissertation for 1997, Advisor to 2nd Place finisher (Boijayanta Bezbarua).

 

GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

 

Instructor for Short Courses and Workshops

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Workshop (Massachusetts) Analytical Methods for WWTP Personnel (1986)
  • Institute in Drinking Water Chemistry and Drinking Water Treatment UMass, Institute Faculty (1988, 1989, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Workshop on "Ozone in Water Treatment: Application and Engineering," Amer. Wat. Wrks. Assn. Res. Fnd., St. Louis (1990)
  • Workshop on "Current Approaches to Disinfection and Oxidation Strategy," NE Regional Env. Publ. Hlth. Cntr., Amherst, MA (1991)
  • Workshop on "Disinfection By-products in Drinking Water: Critical Issues in Health Effects Research," USEPA and ILSI, Chapel Hill, NC (1995)

 

Areas of Current Research Interest

  • Formation and Control of Disinfection By-products in Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Ozonation in Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Naturally Occurring and Synthetic Organic Chemicals, and their Fate in Water Treatment
  • Interactions of Aluminum and Calcium with Organic Matter in Natural and Engineered Systems
  • Catalytic Water Treatment Systems

 

Professional Societies

  • American Water Works Association
  • Water Environment Federation
  • American Chemical Society
  • International Humic Substances Society
  • International Ozone Association
  • Association of Environmental Engineering Professors
  • International Water Supply Association

 

 

Journal Editorship

1993-1998, Ozone: Science and Engineering ; Assistant Editor

 

National and International Committees

1985-1991; American Water Works Association - Student Activities Committee

1985-1988; Standard Methods - Chairman of Joint Task Group for Total Organic Halide

1987-present; American Water Works Association Research Foundation - Project Advisory Committees

1988-1991; American Water Works Association Research Foundation - Compagnie Generale des Eaux, Chairman for Joint Project on Ozone.

1988-present; International Ozone Association Editorial Board

1996-present, American Water Works Association - Organic Contaminants Committee

1995-1999; American Water Works Association - Water Quality & Treatment

 

 

REFEREED 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).

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. (see: abstract or full text )

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)

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).

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 Drinking Water by Pyrolysis and Off-line Ion Chromatography,” Anal. Bioanal. Chem. In press. (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).

 

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Singer, P.C., J.C. Lamb, III, F.K. Pfaender, R.G. Goodman, R. Jones and D.A. Reckhow, "Evaluation of Coal Conversion Wastewater Treatability," pp. 457-478 in Proceedings of Fourth Symposium on Environmental Aspects of Fuel Conversion Technology, Environmental Protection Agency Report No. EPA-600/7-79-217 (1979).

Lamb, J.C., P.C. Singer, R.D. Rader, D.A. Reckhow and G.E. Speitel, "Characterization and Biological Treatability of Coal Conversion Wastewaters," pp. 63-72 in Proceedings of 34th Annual Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Ann Arbor Science Publishers (1982).

Reckhow, D.A., "Organic Halide Formation and the use of Pre-ozonation and Alum Coagulation to Control Organic Halide Precursors," Ph.D. Dissertation (Advisor: Philip C. Singer), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C. (1984).

Legube, B., J.-P. Croue, D.A. Reckhow, and M. Dore, "Ozonation of Organic Halide Precursors: Effects of Bicarbonate and Bromide," Proceedings of the International Conference on The Role of Ozone in Water and Wastewater Treatment, 1985.

Reckhow, D.A., P.C. Singer and R.R. Trussell, "Ozone as a Coagulant Aid," AWWA Seminar Proceedings - Ozonation: Recent Advances and Research Needs, Amer. Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO, 1986.

Gerval, R., D.A. Reckhow and G. Bablon, "Combined Preozonation-Coagulation at the Choisy-le-roi Drinking Water Treatment Plant," Proceedings of the 7th World Ozone Congress, pp. 239-244, Int'l Ozone Assoc.; also in Ozonews, 14(4)14, (1986).

Reckhow, D.A. and J. Sibony, "Several Approaches to Minimizing the Formation of THMs and Other Hazardous Chlorination Byproducts," Proceedings of the GRUTTEE Conference, Rennes, France (1986).

Christman, R.F., D.L. Norwood, H. Horth, D.A. Reckhow, L.M. Ball and L. Kronberg, "Research Status of Disinfection Byproducts," American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Denver, CO. (1988).

Reckhow, D.A. and J.K. Edzwald, "Development and Laboratory Evaluation of the Haloform Formation Potential Tests," American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Denver, CO. (1989).

Lehan, E.R. and D.A. Reckhow, "The Effect of Low-level Preozonation on Organohalide Formation Potential in Three Municipal Effluents," In Ozone in Wastewater Treatment & Industrial Applications, Vol.2, pp. 113-126, Proc. of the 9th World Ozone Congress, L.J. Bollyky, ed., International Ozone Assoc., Zurich (1989).

Coombs, K. and D.A. Reckhow, "Evaluation of a Rapid Trihalomethane Formation Potential Test," Proc. American Water Works Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, (1989).

Knocke, W. R., J.E. Van Benschoten, M. Kearney, A. Soborski and D.A. Reckhow, "Alternative Oxidants for the Removal of Soluble Iron and Manganese," American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Denver, CO. (1990)

McKnight, A., and D.A. Reckhow, "Chlorine Reactions of Ozonation Byproducts: Model Compound Studies," American Chemical Society National Conf. Preprints, 32:1:722-725 (1992).

Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Identification and Quantification of Ozonation By-products: Ketoacids in Drinking Water," Proc. of the International Ozonation Association, Pan American Conf., Pasadena, CA (1992).

Reckhow, D.A. and P.D. Pierce, "A Simple Spectrophotometric Method for the Determination of THMs in Drinking Water," American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Denver, CO. (1992)

Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "A New Class of Ozonation By-products: The Ketoacids," Proc. of the AWWA Annual Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO (1992).

McKnight, A. and D.A. Reckhow, "Reactions of Ozonation By-products with Chlorine and Chloramines," Proc. of the AWWA Annual Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO (1992).

D.A. Reckhow, J.E. Tobiason, M.S. Switzenbaum, R. McEnroe, Y. Xie, X. Zhou, Q. Zhu, and H. Dunn, "Control of Disinfection By-products and AOC by Preozonation and Biologically Active In-line Direct Filtration," Proc. of the AWWA Annual Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO (1992).

Edzwald, J.K. and D.A. Reckhow, "Ozone Effects on Algae and Tastes and Odors for Boston's Drinking Water Supply," Proc. of the AWWA Water Quality Technology Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO, pp525-542 (1992).

Zhou, X, D.A. Reckhow and J.E Tobiason, "Formation and Removal of Aldehydes in Drinking Water Treatment Processes," Proc. of the AWWA Water Quality Technology Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO, pp.291-315 (1992).

Y. Xie and D.A. Reckhow, "Formation and Control of Trihaloacetaldehydes in Drinking Water," Proc. of the AWWA Water Quality Technology Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO, pp.1499-1511 (1992).

Y. Xie and D.A. Reckhow, "Stability of Cyanogen Chloride in the Presence of Sulfite and Chlorine, Proc. of the AWWA Water Quality Technology Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO, pp.1761-1777 (1992).

Reckhow, D.A., J.K. Edzwald and J.E. Tobiason, "Ozone as an Aid to Coagulation and Filtration," American Water Works Association Research Foundation, Denver, CO. (1993)

D.A. Reckhow, P. Byrnes Jaeger, Q. Zhu, Y. Xie, J. Weiner, J.K. Edzwald and B. Johnson, "Removal of Disinfection Byproducts by Filtration in a Pilot-Scale Ozonation Plant," Proc. of the AWWA Annual Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO Water Research pp345-372 (1993).

D.A. Reckhow, Y. Xie, R. McEnroe, P. Byrnes, J.E. Tobiason and M.S. Switzenbaum, "The Use of Chemical Surrogates for Assimilable Organic Carbon," Proc. of the AWWA Annual Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO, Water Quality pp251-278 (1993).

Q. Zhu and D.A. Reckhow, "Investigation of Pre-ozonation and Chloramination on Haloacetic Acid Formation," Proc. of the AWWA Annual Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO, Water Research pp259-275 (1993).

O.D. Scheider, J.E. Tobiason, D.A. Reckhow, and J.M. Weiner, "A Bench Scale Evaluation of Oxidant Effects on the Treatment of a River Supply," Proc. of the AWWA Annual Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO, Water Research pp321-343 (1993).

Bose, P., D.A. Reckhow, and B.K. Bezbarua, "Isolation and Extraction of Aquatic Natural Organic Matter: Implications for Removal During Water Treatment," Proc. of the AWWA Annual Conf., Am Wat. Wrks. Assn., Denver, CO, Water Research pp.417-429 (1993).

Bose, P., D.A. Reckhow, and B.K. Bezbarua, "Effect of Ozonation on Various Properties of Aquatic Natural Organic Matter," Proc. Eleventh Ozone World Congr., Int'l Ozone Assn., Lille, France., pp. S-5-69 to S-5-89.

Xie, Y., D.C. Springborg, and D.A. Reckhow, "Analysis of Haloacetic Acids and Ketoacids without Diazomethane," Proc. 1993 Water Quality Technology Conference, American Water Works Association, Denver, CO. (see related paper: abstract or full text )

Dumais, O., D. Pinsky, R. Pariseau and D.A. Reckhow, "Ozone & Multiple Unit Processes Using Package Plant Technology,", Proc. 1994 American Water Works Association National Conference, AWWA, Denver, CO.

Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Formation and Degradation of Dichlormalonic Acid in Drinking Water," Proc. 1994 Water Quality Technology Conference, San Francisco, CA, 1995, AWWA, Denver Co., Part I, pp.857-869.

Pines, D., R. Humayun, D.A. Reckhow and C. Spangenberg, "A Catalytic Oxidation Process for Removal of Ozone Byproducts," Proc. 1994 Water Quality Technology Conference, San Francisco, CA, 1995, AWWA, Denver Co., Part II, pp.1483-1495

Tobiason, J.E., D.A. Reckhow and J.K. Edzwald, "Effects of Ozonation on Optimal Coagulant Dosing in Drinking Water Treatment," in Optimal Dosing of Coagulants and Flocculants, Proc. of the IWSA-IAWQ Joint Specialist Group on Coagulation, Flocculation, Filtration, Sedimentation and Flotation in Water and Wastewater Treatment, Berichte aus dem Rheinisch-Westfälischen, Institut für Wasserchemie und Wassertechnologie GmbH, Vol. 10.

Humayun, R, D.S. Pines and D.A. Reckhow, "Use of Ozone and Titanium Dioxide for the Removal of Hydrophilic Organics in the Dyer Road Pilot Plant," final project report, (1995)

Reckhow, D.A., J.E. Tobiason, W. Pouvesle, J.N. McClellan, J.K. Edzwald, and D. Smith "Evolution of Natural Organic Matter Through a Drinking Water Distribution System," Proceedings of the NOM Workshop, Poitiers, France, 18-19 September 1996., pp.20-1 to 20-4.

Bezbarua, B.K., D.A. Reckhow, "Modeling Ozone Consumption by Natural Organic Matter," poster presentation, American Water Works Association, Proceedings of the Water Quality Technology Conference, American Water Works Association, Denver, CO (1996).

Bezbarua, B.K. and D.A. Reckhow, "Modeling Reaction Kinetics of Ozone with Natural Organic Matter", 13th Ozone World Congress, Oct 26-31, 1997, Kyoto, Japan. proceedings, pg. 337-342

 

Pines, D.S. and D.A. Reckhow “Evaluation of Catalytic Ozonation for Removal of Biodegradable Organic Matter and Micropollutants”. 1998 Annual Conference Proceedings; American Water Works Association; Dallas, TX.  C: 317-333. (1998)

 

Reckhow, David A. and Olin, Stephen S. Contaminant Characteristics. In: Olin, Stephen S., Editor. Exposure to Contaminants in Drinking Water: Estimating Uptake through the Skin and by Inhalation. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 1998

 

John, Theodore; Hakkinen, P. J., and Reckhow, David A. Exposure Characteristics. In: Olin, Stephen S., Editor. Exposure to Contaminants in Drinking Water: Estimating Uptake through the Skin and by Inhalation. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 1998.

 

Reckhow, D.A., J.N. McClellan, B. Mousset and Bezbarua, B.K., “A Comprehensive Look at DBP Precursors and Their Chemical Properties”, preprints of the ACS National Meeting, Vol 39, No.1. pp. 217-218 (1999)

 

McClellan, J.N., D.A. Reckhow, J.E. Tobiason, and J.K. Edzwald, “An Integrated Kinetic Model for Chlorine Decay and DBP Formation”, preprints of the ACS National Meeting, Vol 39, No.1. pp. 233-235 (1999)

 

Singer, P.C. and D.A. Reckhow “Chemical Oxidation”. In: Letterman, R.D., Technical Editor. Water Quality and Treatment. 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc.; p. 12.1-12.51, (1999).

 

Leshem, E.N., S.J. Ergas and D.A. Reckhow, “Textile Wastewater Recycling by Electrochemical Oxidation”, preprints of the ACS National Meeting, Vol 42, No. 2. (2002).

 

Pines, D.S. K. Min, S.J. Ergas and D.A. Reckhow, “Investigation of an Ozone Membrane Contactor System,” Proceedings of the World Ozone Congress, 2003, Internation Ozone Association

 

Venkatesan, N., G. Hua, D.A. Reckhow, and K. Kjartanson, “Impact of UV Disinfection on DBP Formation from Subsequent Chlorination”, Proceedings of the Water Quality Technology Conference.  2003. Washington, DC, AWWA.

 

Bull RJ, M Bull, and DA Reckhow, “Use of Quantitative Structure Toxicity Relationships (QSTR) to Identify Disinfection Byproducts of Potential Health Importance”, Proceedings of the Water Quality Technology Conference.  2004, AWWA, Denver, CO.

 

Kim, J, DA Reckhow, and G Hua, “Analysis of Lignin in NOM Using Alkali CuO Oxidation Method”, Proceedings of the Water Quality Technology Conference.  2004, AWWA, Denver, CO.

 

Hua, G., and DA Reckhow, “Determination of TOCl, TOBr, and TOI in Drinking Water by Pyrolysis and Off-line Ion Chromatography”, Proceedings of the Water Quality Technology Conference.  2004, AWWA, Denver, CO.

 

Hua, G., and DA Reckhow, “Effect of Bromide and Iodide Ions on the Formation and Speciation of DBPs During Chlorination”, Proceedings of the Water Quality Technology Conference.  2004, AWWA, Denver, CO..

 

Reckhow, DA, RJ Bull, V Rotello and J Kim, “Disinfection Byproduct Formation from Key Nitrogenous Precursors”, Proceedings of the Water Quality Technology Conference.  2004, AWWA, Denver, CO.

 

Kim, J., DA Reckhow, V Rotello, and RJ Bull, “Comparing Disinfection Byproduct Formation from Tri-methoxy Aromatic Compounds, an Important Family of Lignin Monomers”, poster presentation, Proceedings AWWA Annual Conference, June 12-16, 2005; San Francisco, CA.

 

Hua, G.., DA Reckhow, “Characterization of Unknown TOX Precursors based on Hydrophobicity and Molecular Size”, Proceedings AWWA Annual Conference, June 12-16, 2005; San Francisco, CA.

 

Reckhow, DA., Bose, P., Hesse, Eric R., and Lewis, E. New Approaches to DBP Precursor Characterization and Control: Application to Ozonation and Multi-stage Coagulation. Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology 12[supplement], 160-170. 2005.

 

Edited Book

Langlais, B.R., D.A. Reckhow and D.R. Brink, Editors, Ozone in Water Treatment: Application and Engineering, Lewis Publishers, Chelsea, MI (1991).

 

Presentations at National and International Meetings

Reckhow, D.A. and P.C. Singer, "Removal of Organic Halide Precursors by Pre-ozonation and Alum Coagulation," oral presentation, Annual Conference of the American Water Works Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 7, 1983.
Reckhow, D.A., B. Legube and P.C. Singer, "Ozonation and Subsequent Chlorination of Aquatic Humic Substances," poster and oral presentation, Conference of the International Humic Substances Society, Estes Park, Colorado, August 18-19, 1983.
Reckhow, D.A. and P.C. Singer, "Mechanisms of Organic Halide Formation During Fulvic Acid Chlorination and Implications with Respect to Pre-ozonation," oral presentation, Fifth Water Chlorination Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 5, 1984.
Reckhow, D.A., B. Legube and P.C. Singer, "The Ozonation of Organic Halide Precursors: Effect of Bicarbonate," oral presentation, Annual Conference of the American Water Works Association, Dallas, Texas, June 13, 1984
Reckhow, D.A. and P.C. Singer, "The Impact of Selected Pretreatments on the Quantity and Distribution of Organic Halide Precursors," oral presentation, IAWPRC Post Conference Seminar on Advanced Treatment Technologies for Removal and Disposal of Micropollutants, Antwerp, Belgium, September 25, 1984.
Reckhow, D.A., "Effects of Preozonation on Subsequent Physico-chemical Treatment Processes," oral presentation, SVW-Water Symposium, Brussels, Belgium, June 11-12, 1985.
Reckhow, D.A., P.C. Singer and R.R. Trussell, "Ozone as a Coagulant Aid," oral presentation, Annual Conference of the American Water Works Association, Denver, Colorado, June 22, 1986.
Reckhow, D.A. and J. Sibony, "Several Approaches to Minimizing the Formation of THMs and Other Hazardous Chlorination Byproducts," oral presentation, GRUTTEE Conference, Rennes, FRANCE, October 16, 1986.
Rajan, R.V. and D.A. Reckhow, "Disinfection of Wastewater Effluents and the Fate of Organohalides in Freshwater Systems," oral presentation, Sixth Conference on Water Chlorination, Oak Ridge, TN, May 3, 1987.
Coombs, K., D.A. Reckhow, and Y. Takahashi, "Evaluation of a Prototype Rapid Haloform Analysis System," oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 17, 1987.
Croue, J.-P., and D.A. Reckhow, "The Destruction of Chlorination Byproducts with Sulfite," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, June 22, 1988.
Reckhow, D.A. and J.K. Edzwald, "Laboratory Validation of the Test Procedure: The Rapid Haloform Index," oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 15, 1988.
Lehan, E.R. and D.A. Reckhow, "The Effect of Low-level Preozonation on Organohalide Formation Potential in Three Municipal Effluents," oral presentation, International Ozone Association, 9th Ozone World Congress, New York, June 3-9, 1989.
Coombs, K. and D.A. Reckhow, "Evaluation of a Rapid Trihalomethane Formation Potential Test," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, June 20, 1989.
Reckhow, D.A. and D.R. Brink, "Ozone Application & Engineering," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, Cincinnati, June 17, 1990.
Reckhow, D.A., M.M. Bourbigot, "State of Knowledge About Ozone Chemistry and Toxicology," oral presentation, 10th World Ozone Congress, Monaco, March 21, 1991.
Reckhow, D.A., "The Future of Disinfectant Control Strategies," oral presentation, NREPHC Conference on Regulating Drinking Water Quality in the 1990's, Amherst, MA, April 2, 1991.
Reckhow, D.A., J.K. Edzwald and J.E. Tobiason, "Ozone as an Aid to Coagulation and Filtration: Role of Polyelectrolytes," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, June 27, 1991.
Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Identification and Quantification of Ozonation By-products: Ketoacids in Drinking Water," oral presentation, International Ozonation Association, Pan American Conference, March 10, 1992.
McKnight, A., and D.A. Reckhow, "Chlorine Reactions of Ozonation Byproducts: Model Compound Studies," oral presentation, American Chemical Society National Conf., San Francisco, April 5-10, 1992.
Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "A New Class of Ozonation By-products: The Ketoacids," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, June 20, 1992.
McKnight, A. and D.A. Reckhow, "Reactions of Ozonation By-products with Chlorine and Chloramines," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, June 20, 1992.
D.A. Reckhow, J.E. Tobiason, M.S. Switzenbaum, R. McEnroe, Y. Xie, X. Zhou, Q. Zhu, and H. Dunn, "Control of Disinfection By-products and AOC by Preozonation and Biologically Active In-line Direct Filtration," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, June 21, 1992.
J.E. Tobiason, J.K. Edzwald, D.A. Reckhow, and M.S. Switzenbaum, "Effect of Pre-Ozonation on Organics Removal by In-line Direct Filtration," IAWPRC/IWSA Joint Specialist Group on Coagulation Conf., Geneva, September, 1992.
Y. Xie and D.A. Reckhow, "Formation and Control of Trihaloacetaldehydes in Drinking Water," oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference, Toronto, November, 1992.
Y. Xie and D.A. Reckhow, "Stability of Cyanogen Chloride in the Presence of Sulfite and Chlorine, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference, Toronto, November, 1992.
Zhou, X, D.A. Reckhow and J.E Tobiason, "Formation and Removal of Aldehydes in Drinking Water Treatment Processes," , oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference, Toronto, November, 1992.
D.A. Reckhow, P. Byrnes Jaeger, Q. Zhu, Y. Xie, J. Weiner, J.K. Edzwald and B. Johnson, "Removal of Disinfection Byproducts by Filtration in a Pilot-Scale Ozonation Plant," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, June 8, 1993.
M.S. Switzenbaum, R.L. McEnroe, J.E. Ayers, P.S. Schmidt, J.K. Edzwald, J.E. Tobiason and D.A. Reckhow, "AOC Removal by Dissolved Air Flotation in Drinking Water Treatment," poster presentation, 1993 Conf. on Water Quality in the Western Hemisphere, Am. Soc. Microbiol., San Jaun P.R., Apr 17-20, 1993.
J.E. Tobiason, R.L. McEnroe, N.K. Vinod, D.A. Reckhow, M.S. Switzenbaum and H.J. Dunn, "Placement of Ozonation and Biologically Acitve GAC dor Direct Filtration," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, June 8, 1993.
O.D. Schneider, J.E. Tobiason, D.A. Reckhow, and J. Weiner, "A Bench Scale Evaluation of Oxidant Effects on a River Supply," poster presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, June 8, 1993.
D.A. Reckhow, Y. Xie, R. McEnroe, P. Byrnes, J.E. Tobiason and M.S. Switzenbaum, "The Use of Chemical Surrogates for Assimilable Organic Carbon," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, June 8, 1993.
Bose, P., D.A. Reckhow, and B.K. Bezbarua, "Isolation and Extraction of Aquatic Natural Organic Matter: Implications for Removal During Water Treatment," oral presentation, American Water Works Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, June 8, 1993.
Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Formation of Bromohydrins in Brominated Solvents," oral presentation, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, August 25, 1993.
Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Hydrolysis and Dehalogenation of Trihaloacetaldehydes," oral presentation, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, August 25, 1993.
D.A. Reckhow, Q. Zhu, J. Weiner and A. MacNeill, "Effect of Ozonation on the Kinetics of DBP Formation," oral presentation, International Ozone Congress, San Francisco, August 31, 1993.
Bose, P., D.A. Reckhow, and B.K. Bezbarua, "Effect of Ozonation on Various Properties of Aquatic Natural Organic Matter," oral presentation, International Ozone Congress, San Francisco, August 31, 1993.
Xie, Y., D.C. Springborg, and D.A. Reckhow, "Analysis of Haloacetic Acids and Ketoacids without Diazomethane," oral presentation, American Water Works Association, Water Quality Technology Conference, November 8, 1993
Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Analysis of Chloral Hydrate and its Brominated Analogues in Drinking Water," oral presentation, American Water Works Association, Water Quality Technology Conference, November 8, 1993
Reckhow, D.A., "Ozonation and Advanced Oxidation - Effect on NOM and DBP Precursors, oral presentation, American Water Works Association National Conference, June 19, 1994.
Weiner, J.M. and D.A. Reckhow, "Effect of Ozone, Clarification, and Biological Filtration on Disinfection By-Product Formation Kinetics," oral presentation, American Water Works Association National Conference, June 21, 1994
Dumais, O., D. Pinsky, R. Pariseau and D.A. Reckhow, "Ozone & Multiple Unit Processes Using Package Plant Technology,", oral presentation, American Water Works Association National Conference, June 23, 1994
Humayun, R. and D.A. Reckhow, "Ozone-TiO2 Catalytic Process for Removing Natural Organic Materials," oral presentation, New England Water Works Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, September, 1994.
Xie, Y. and D.A. Reckhow, "Formation and Degradation of Dichlormalonic Acid in Drinking Water," oral presentation, American Water Works Association, Water Quality Technology Conference, San Francisco, CA, November, 1994
Pines, D., R. Humayun, D.A. Reckhow and C. Spangenberg, "A Catalytic Oxidation Process for Removal of Ozone Byproducts," oral presentation, American Water Works Association, Water Quality Technology Conference, San Francisco, CA, November, 1994
Reckhow, D.A., J. Weiner, A. MacNeill and J.E. Tobiason, "Effects of Preoxidation on the Rates of Formation of Chlorination Byproducts," oral presentation, American Chemical Society, Environmental Chemistry Div., Chicago, IL August, 1995 (pp.370-472 in preprints).
Reckhow, D.A., J.E. Tobiason, J.K. Edzwald, J.N. McClellan, D.K. Springborg, and H. Dunn, "Trihalomethanes as a Surrogate for Haloacetic Acids: Experience from 6 Years of Pilot-Scale Research," oral presentation, American Chemical Society, Environmental Chemistry Div., Chicago, IL August, 1995 (pp.734-736 in preprints).
Young, M.S., D.M. Mauro, P.C. Uden, and D.A. Reckhow, "The Formation of Nitriles and Related Halogenated Disinfection By-products in Chlorinated and Chloraminated Water; Applications of Microscale Analytical Procedures," poster presentation, American Chemical Society, Environmental Chemistry Div., Chicago, IL August, 1995 (pp.748-751 in preprints).
Reckhow, D.A., "Disinfection Alternatives," oral presentation, American Water Works Association, Annual Conference, Toronto, 23-27 June, 1996.
McClellan, J.N., D.A. Reckhow, and J.E. Tobiason, "Removal of THM and HAA Precursors Using Ozone and Biologically Active Granular Activated Carbon," poster presentation, American Water Works Association, Annual Conference, Toronto, 23-27 June, 1996.
Reckhow, D.A., J.E. Tobiason, W. Pouvesle, J.N. McClellan, J.K. Edzwald, and D. Smith "Evolution of Natural Organic Matter Through a Drinking Water Distribution System," oral presentation, NOM Workshop, Poitiers, France, 18-19 September 1996.
Reckhow, D.A., "Formation and Stability of DBPs in Drinking Water, oral presentation, American Water Works Association, Water Quality Technology Conference, Boston, MA, 17-21 November, 1996.
Reckhow, D.A., J.E. Tobiason, J.N. McClellan, and A. Hess, "Multi-Compound Kinetic Analysis of DBP Formation as a Tool for Comparing Treatment Options, oral presentation, American Water Works Association, Water Quality Technology Conference, Boston, MA, 17-21 November, 1996.
Bezbarua, B.K., D.A. Reckhow, "Modeling Ozone Consumption by Natural Organic Matter," poster presentation, American Water Works Association, Water Quality Technology Conference, Boston, MA, 17-21 November, 1996.
Reckhow, D.A. "Effect of Alternative Oxidants on NOM," South Carolina Section of AWWA, Workshop on DBPs, Greenville, SC, 23-24 January 1997
Reckhow, D.A. "Effect of Ozone on Disinfection Byproducts," South Carolina Section of AWWA, Workshop on DBPs, Greenville, SC, 23-24 January 1997
Reckhow, D.A. "Formation and Loss of Brominated Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water," OrgaBrome '97, Baton Rouge, LA, 3-7 February 1997
Reckhow, D.A. "Formation and Persistence of Ozonation Byproducts," Symposium on Disinfection Byproducts, University of Houston, 20-21 March 1997.
Pines, D.S. and D.A. Reckhow, "An Aqueous Phase Homogeneous Catalytic Ozonation Process for Removal of Hydrophilic Organic Compounds," Seventh International Symposium on Chemical Oxidation, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN, 9-11 April 1997.
Bezbarua, B.K. and D.A. Reckhow, "Modeling Reaction Kinetics of Ozone with Natural Organic Matter", 13th Ozone World Congress, Oct 26-31, 1997, Kyoto, Japan
Reckhow, D.A., "Oxidation: Ozone and AOPs Reactivity with NOM," American Water Works Association Water Quality Technology Conference, Nov 9, 1997, Denver, CO.
Reckhow, D.A., "Overview of Available Methods and What is Needed," Workshop on the Identification of New and Uncharacterized Disinfection By-products in Drinking Water, Feb 11-13, 1998, Washington, DC
Reckhow, D.A. "Predicting DBP Concentrations: A New Generation of Mechanistic Models," research seminar, University of Illinois, Champaign, April 8, 1999.
Reckhow, D.A., J.N. McClellan and B.K. Bezbarua "A Comprehensive Look at DBP Precursors and Their Chemical Properties," American Chemical Society National Conference, Anaheim, CA., April 21-24, 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," American Chemical Society National Conference, Anaheim, CA., April 21-24, 1999 (paper)
Reckhow, D.A., "Formation and Persistence of Disnfection Byproducts," NEWWA Symposium: Responding to the New Drinking Water Regulations: New England's Banancing Act, April 28, 1999, Marlborough, MA
Reckhow, D.A., "Understanding the Basics of DBP Formation," NYSERDA Small Reservoir Conference, June 16, 1999, Albany, NY.
Reckhow, D.A., "Treatment Options for Disinfection Byproduct Control," NYSERDA Small Reservoir Conference, June 16, 1999, Albany, NY.
Reckhow, D.A., “Disinfection Chemistry and Byproduct Formation,” AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Tampa, FL October 31, 1999
Hodgkins, L.J., D.A Reckhow, J.E. Tobaison, J.K. Edzwald, S. Seckinger and T. Toolan, “Measurement and Characterization of Biodegradable Dissolved Organic Carbon in the MWRA Drinking Water Supply and Distribution System,” AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Tampa, FL November 3, 1999.
Reckhow, D.A., J.N. McClellan and T. Rapp “Compound Stability and Artifacts in HAA Analysis,” AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, November 5, 2000
Reckhow, D.A., T. Rapp and T. Wu,  “Chemistry and Occurrence of Dichloroacetamide”, poster presentation at the AWWA Microbial/Disinfection By-products Health Effects Symposium, March 24-26, 2001, Lisle, Illinois
Leshem, E., B.M. Therriault, S.J. Ergas and D.A. Reckhow (2001) "Evaluation of Technologies for Zero Discharge in the Textile Industry," Proceedings of the Green Chemistry Research Symposium, Conte Center for Polymer Research, Amherst, MA, October 29-30.
Reckhow, D.A. “Ozonation Chemistry and Byproduct Chemistry,”invited oral presentation, American Water Works Association, Water Quality Technology Conference, Nashville, TN, 11 November, 2001
Von Stechow, C., D.A. Reckhow, “Mixed Ozonation-Chlorination Byproducts” September 2001, Berlin
Leshem, E.N., S.J. Ergas and D.A. Reckhow, “Textile Wastewater Recycling by Electrochemical Oxidation”, ACS National Meeting, August 18-22, 2002, Boston, MA.
Reckhow, D.A. “Occurrence and Control of Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water” Internation Water Association, March 8, 2002, New Orleans, LA.
Reckhow, D.A., “Formation of Halogenated Compounds from the Reactions of Chlorine with NOM”, Int. Humic Substances Soc. International Meeting, July 26, 2002, Boston, MA
Corbin, M.J. and D.A. Reckhow, “Benefits of Shifting to Post-filter Chlorination,” Annual Meeting of the New England Water Works Association, September 25, 2002, Hyannis, MA.
Reckhow, D.A. “Chemistry of Chlorination and Ozonation Byproducts,” Water Quality Technology Conference, November 10, 2002, Seattle, WA.
Reckhow, D.A., “Reactivity of Organic Nitrogen and Formation of Nitrogeneous DPBs”, invited oral presentation, American Water Works Association National Conference, June, 2003, Anaheim, CA.
Reckhow, D.A., Pines, D.S. K. Min, S.J. Ergas, “Investigation of an Ozone Membrane Contactor System,” oral presentation at the World Ozone Congress, Las Vegas, NV September 2003, IOA.
Wobma, Paul, Bellamy, William, Griffin, Duane, Kjartanson, Kelly, Malley, James P. Jr., and Reckhow, David A. UV Disinfection and DBP Characterization of an Unfiltered Water Supply. Water Quality Technology Conference.  November 2003. Philadelphia, PA, AWWA.
Venkatesan, N., G. Hua, D.A. Reckhow, and K. Kjartanson, “Impact of UV Disinfection on DBP Formation from Subsequent Chlorination”, oral presenation, Water Quality Technology Conference.  November 2003. Philadelphia, PA, AWWA.
Reckhow, D. and P. Rees, “Watershed Sources of DBP Precursors”, oral presentation at the conference, NOM Research: Innovations and Applications for Drinking Water, March 4-6, 2004, Adelaide, Australia.
Reckhow, D. and G. Makdissy, “Factors Affecting NOM Reactivity with Chlorine”, keynote address at the conference, Humic Substances VII, March 17-19, 2004, Boston.
Wobma, P., William Bellamy, Duane Griffin.,  Kelly Kjartanson, James Malley, David Reckhow “UV for Primary Disinfection and DBP Control for an Unfiltered Water Supply” oral presentation, British Columbia Water & Waste Association 2004 Annual Meeting and Conference, May 1 - 5, 2004, Whistler, B.C. Canada
Reckhow, DA, “Managing your Water Quality to Minimize DBPs”, oral presentation at the New England Water Works Association Symposium, May 20, 2004, Boxborough, MA.
Reckhow, DA, “Characteristics of NOM that Contribute to DBP Formation”, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference.  November 14, 2004, San Antonio, TX.
Bull RJ, M Bull, and DA Reckhow, “Use of Quantitative Structure Toxicity Relationships (QSTR) to Identify Disinfection Byproducts of Potential Health Importance”, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference.  November 15, 2004, San Antonio, TX.
Kim, J, DA Reckhow, and G Hua, “Analysis of Lignin in NOM Using Alkali CuO Oxidation Method”, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference.  November 16, 2004, San Antonio, TX.
Hua, G., and DA Reckhow, “Determination of TOCl, TOBr, and TOI in Drinking Water by Pyrolysis and Off-line Ion Chromatography”, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference.  November 16, 2004, San Antonio, TX.
Hua, G., and DA Reckhow, “Effect of Bromide and Iodide Ions on the Formation and Speciation of DBPs During Chlorination”, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference.  November 17, 2004, San Antonio, TX.
Reckhow, DA, RJ Bull, V Rotello and J Kim, “Disinfection Byproduct Formation from Key Nitrogenous Precursors”, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference.  November 17, 2004, San Antonio, TX.
Ergas, SJ, E Leshem, BM Therriault, K Min, E Abbanat, DA Reckhow, and DS Pines,  “Evaluation of Technologies for Zero Discharge in the Textile Industry”, oral presentation by DA Reckhow, 4th Green Chemistry Conference, Dartmouth, MA., January 14, 2005
Makdissy, G. and DA Reckhow, “NOM Fractionation and Subsequent Reactivity with Chlorine,” oral presentation at the conference, Humic Substances VIII, March 16-18, 2005, Boston.
Reckhow, DA, “Formation and Degradation of DBPs from Chlorine and Alternative Disinfectants,” oral presentation, MI Section, AWWA, May 17, 2005.
Boutin, A., P.L. Rees, DA Reckhow and G. Devine, “A National Survey of TOC Trends in Relation to Watershed Characteristics and DBP Formation Potential” AGU National Meeting, New Orleans, LA  May 23-27, 2005
Reckhow, DA, “Occurrence and Behavior of Non-regulated DBPs in Distribution Systems”, US EPA Workshop on Optimizing the Design and Interpretation of Epidemiologic Studies to Consider Alternative Disinfectants of Drinking Water, Raleigh, NC June 2, 2005
Kim, J., DA Reckhow, V Rotello, and RJ Bull, “Comparing Disinfection Byproduct Formation from Tri-methoxy Aromatic Compounds, an Important Family of Lignin Monomers”, poster presentation, AWWA Annual Conference, June 12-16, 2005; San Francisco, CA.
Hua, G.., DA Reckhow, “Characterization of Unknown TOX Precursors based on Hydrophobicity and Molecular Size”, oral presentation, AWWA Annual Conference, June 12-16, 2005; San Francisco, CA.
Sachdeva, R., PG Hatcher, S. Kim, AG Marshall, RP Rogers and DA Reckhow, „Characterization of Total Organic Halogen (TOX) Produced During Disinfection Processes by ESI-TOF MS and ESI-FTICR MS“ poster presentation, EMSI/North Central NOM Workshop, Columbus, OH, June 15-17, 2005
Reckhow, DA., Bose, P., Hesse, Eric R., and Lewis, E. New Approaches to DBP Precursor Characterization and Control: Application to Ozonation and Multi-stage Coagulation.  International Workshop on Novel and Enhanced Water Treatment Technologies, Tianjin, China, September 6-7, 2005, Keynote Address.
Reckhow, DA, “Chloramination for DBP Control,” oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference, November 6-10, 2005 (SUN); Quebec City, Que.
Kim, J., DA Reckhow, “Influence of DBPs formation on Amino Acids in NOM”, poster presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference,  November 6-10, 2005 (DPB session MON1); Quebec City, Que.
Hua, G., DA Reckhow, “Comparison of total organic halogen formation from various disinfection processes”, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference,  November 6-10, 2005 (TUE1); Quebec City, Que.
Hua, G., DA Reckhow, “Factors affecting the formation and destruction of TOX in drinking water”, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference,  November 6-10, 2005; Quebec City, Que.
Makdissy, G., DA Reckhow, “DBP Formation Potentials of Natural Organic Matter”, oral presentation, Water Quality Technology Conference, November 6-10, 2005 (WED1); Quebec City, Que.
Reckhow, DA, EM Hesse, P. Bose, BK Bezbarua & E. Lewis. Role of Ozone in NOM Removal and DBP Control”, USA-Vietnam Workshop on Water Pollution Prevention Technologies, Hanoi, Vietnam;  15-18 Nov 2005
 

Post-Doctoral Students Directed

 

Dr. Jean-Philippe Croue:     1987-1988

Dr. Alain Jadas-Hecard:     1989-1990

Dr. Yuefeng Xie:                 1989-1994

Dr. Yun Pan                       1992

Dr. Benedicte Mousset:      1998-1999

Dr. Angela Gonzalez:          1999-2001

Dr. Junsung Kim                 2003-

Dr. Gladys Makdissy          2004-

 

Dissertations and Theses Directed

Wacks, M.J., "The Formation and Decomposition of Halogenated Organics During Chlorination of a Drinking Water," MS Thesis, February, 1987.

Parks, C.A., "Joint Action of Toxicant Mixtures on Daphnids," MS Thesis, February, 1989.

Hull, C.S., "Removal of DOX and DOX Precursors in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants," MS Thesis, September, 1989.

Lehan, E.R., "Low-level Preozonation and Organohalide Formation in Municipal Wastewater Effluents," MS Thesis, September, 1989.

Coombs, K.K., "Development of a Rapid Trihalomethane Formation Potential Test," MS Thesis, May, 1990.

Baldwin, G.G., "The Effect of Iron on Ozone-Induced Particle Destabilization," MS Thesis, September, 1991.

Pierce, P.D., "Development of a Rapid Spectrophotometric Method for Measuring Trihalomethanes in Finished Drinking Water," MS Thesis, February, 1992.

Rajan, R.V., "Characterization and Fate of Halogenated Organic Compounds in a Biologically Treated Secondary Fiber Mill Wastewater," Ph.D. Dissertation, September, 1992.

McKnight, A. "Reactions of Ozonation Byproducts with Chlorine and Chloramines," MS Thesis, September, 1992.

Zhou, X. "Formation and Removal of Aldehydes in Drinking Water Treatment Processes," MS Thesis, February, 1993.

Hesse, E. "The Influence of Natural Organic Matter on the Enhanced Coagulating Effects of Ozone," MS Thesis, May, 1993

Zhu, Q. "Evaluation of Selected Treatment Alternatives in Controlling Haloacetic Acid Formation," MS Thesis, May, 1993

Bose, P. "Selected Physico-chemical Properties of Natural Organic Matter and Their Changes Due to Ozone Treatment: Implications for Coagulation using Alum," PhD Dissertation, September, 1994.

Bodendorf, J.D. "An Assessment of the Destruction of THM Precursors by Ozone," MS Report, September, 1994.

Springborg, D.C. "Effects of Ozone and Biologically Active GAC on Haloacetic Acid Formation," MS Thesis, September, 1994.

MacNeill, A.L. "Mechanistic Modeling of Trihalomethanes and Other Neutral Chlorination By-Products," MS Thesis, September 1994.

Byrnes, P.D. "Impact of Oxidant Exposure on the AOC Values of a Model Water," MS Thesis, February, 1995.

Weiner, J.M. "Effects of Ozone on Trihalomethane Formation: Pilot Plant Processes and Kinetics," MS Thesis, February, 1995.

Pines, D.S. "Evaluation of a Drinking Water Oxidation Process that Uses a Tatanium Dioxide Catalyst and ozone," MS Thesis, May, 1995

Humayun, R. "Assessment of a Catalytic Ozonation Process for the Treatment of a Colored Groundwater," MS Thesis, September, 1995.

McClellan, J. "Removal of Haloacetic Acid and Trihalomethane Precursors by Direct Filtration with Post Ozone and Biologically Active GAC," MS Thesis, February 1996.

Wolfram, E. "Determination of the Decay Rate for Indicator Bacteria Introduced by Sea Gulls to an Oligotrophic Drinking Water Reservoir," MS Thesis, May 1996.

Bezbarua, B. "Modeling Reactions of Ozone with Natural Organic Matter," PhD Dissertation, May 1997.

Mehmandoust, F. "Catalytic Water Conditions 'Hydrocat'", MS Thesis, May 1998.

Cheek, K. "Water Velocities and Dispersion in the Winsor Dam Basin of the Quabbin Reservoir, MS Thesis, May 1998.

Hodgkins, L. "Measurement and Characterization of Biodegradable Dissolved Organic Carbon in MWRA's Drinking Water Supply and Distribution System," MS Thesis, February 1999.

Pierkarski, A. “An On-line Semi-Continuous Recirculating BDOC Reactor for Drinking Water”, MS Thesis, September 1999.

 

Pines, D.S., “Metal-Ozone Catalytic Systems for Water Treatment”, PhD. Dissertation, May 2000.

 

McClellan, J. “Modeling Chlorine Decay and Chlorination By-Product Formation in Water Treatment and Distribution”, PhD Dissertation, September 2000.

 

Addison, M.A., “Impacts of Water Source, Water Treament and Chlorination Conditions on Haloacetic Acid Fromation,” MS Thesis, May 2001

 

Hartmann,  C.M. “Identification and Fate of Mixed Ozonation/Chlroination and Ozonation/Chloramination By-products in Drinking Water Treatment,” PhD Dissertation, May 2002

 

Malfronte, J.  “Disinfection Byproduct Models for the Stamford, CT Water System” MS Thesis, February 2003.

 

Corbin, M.J., “The Effects of Chlorine Addition to Filters on Disinfection Byproducts,” MS Thesis, September 2003.

 

Venkatesan, N., “Bench Scale Study of the Impact of UV, Chlorine and Chloramines on DBP Formation in Drinking Water,” MS Thesis, May 2004.

 

Bryan, D.P. “Investigation of Disinfection Byproduct Precursors in the Wachusett Reservoir Watershed”, MS Thesis, February 2005.

 

Proposals Funded

"The Chemical Decomposition of Halogenated Organic Compounds in Drinking Water" (David A. Reckhow, PI) University of Massachusetts Graduate Research Council, 1/1/86-12/31/86, $5,000.
"Halogenated Non-Volatile Organic Discharges from Industrial and Municipal Wastewater Effluents" (David A. Reckhow, PI; David W. Ostendorf, Co-PI) Massachusetts Division of Water Pollution Control, 9/1/86-8/31/89, $138,726.
"Low level Ozonation to Control Discharges of Organic Chlorine Compounds from Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants" (David A. Reckhow, PI) Massachusetts Division of Water Pollution Control, 9/1/86-8/31/89, $98,576.
"Validation of the Test Procedure: The Rapid Haloform Index" (David A. Reckhow, PI; James K. Edzwald, Co-PI) American Water Works Association Research Foundation, 1/1/87-6/30/88, $65,815.
"Evaluation of the Dohrmann Rapid Haloform Test" (David A. Reckhow, PI) Dohrmann Division of Rosemont Corporation, 1/1/87-12/31/88, $27,000.
"Hewlett-Packard Corporation Grant: Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer" (David A. Reckhow, PI) Hewlett-Packard Corp., 8/18/88, $128,445.
"Transformations of Natural Organic Material During Preozonation" (David A. Reckhow, PI) Formal proposal for a Cooperative Agreement, Environmental Protection Agency, 9/1/88- 8/31/90, $212,000.
"A Simple Spectrophotometric Method for the Determination of THMs in Drinking Water" (David A. Reckhow, PI) American Water Works Association Research Foundation, 9/1/88-3/31/90, $65,613.
"Use of Ozone as an Aid to Coagulation/Filtration" (David A. Reckhow, James K. Edzwald, John E. Tobiason, PIs) American Water Works Association Research Foundation, 9/1/88-2/28/91, $200,595.
"Nucleophilic Decomposition of Disinfection Byproducts" (David A. Reckhow, PI) National Science Foundation, 2/1/89-1/31/91, $154,198.
"Presidential Young Investigator Award" (David A. Reckhow, PI) National Science Foundation, 9/1/89-8/31/94, $500,000.
"Decomposition of Taste and Odor Compounds with Sulfite" (David A. Reckhow, PI) Compagnie Generale des Eaux, and Le Syndicat des Eaux de l'Ile de France, 1/1/90-12/31/90, $25,000.
"Effects of Oxidation on Organic Carbon and Disinfection By-Products" (John E. Tobiason, David A. Reckhow, Michael S. Switzenbaum, PIs) South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, 1/1/90-12/31/90, $78,467.
"Drinking Water Research Studies for Boston's Pilot Treatment Program" (James K. Edzwald, David A. Reckhow, PIs) CH2M Hill Consulting Engineers, 9/1/90-12/31/91. $150,015.
"The Use of Ozone and Titanium Dioxide for the Removal of Hydrophobic Organics," (David A. Reckhow, PI) Irvine Ranch Water District, Irvine, CA, 7/01/93-6/30/94. $44,969.
"Contaminant Transport Modeling and Impact of Watershed Management Activities on Water Quality in Quabbin Reservoir" (James W. Male, James K. Edzwald, David A. Reckhow, and John E. Tobiason, PIs) Metropolitan District Commission, Boston, MA 1/1/94-6/30/95, $32,285.
Assessment of Filtration Performance, Ozonation and Post-Filtration GAC" (John E. Tobiason, David A. Reckhow and James K. Edzwald, Pis) South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, 1/1/95-3/31/96, $115,000.
"Catalytic Ozonation for Low-Strength Aqueous Streams" (David A. Reckhow, PI) National Environmental Technology for Waste Prevention Institute (NETI) 10/1/94-5/30/95, $50,342.
"Evaluation of an Electrochemical Water Treatment System," (David A. Reckhow, PI) Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs 8/1/95-1/31/96, $12,000.
"An Environmental Engineering Facility for Research on Chemically Enhanced Biodegradation," (David A. Reckhow PI; James K. Edzwald, Sarina J. Ergas, Sharon C. Long, James W. Male, David W. Ostendorf, Michael S. Switzenbaum, John E. Tobiason, CoPIs) National Science Foundation, 9/15/96-8/31/98, $314,890.
"Investigation of Treatment Performance: Particle Removal and D/DBP Kinetics" (John E. Tobiason, David A. Reckhow and James K. Edzwald, PIs) South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, 1/1/96-12/31/96, $116,557.
"Analysis of Organic Byproducts from the use of Ozone, Ozone/Chlorine and Ozone/Chloramines in Drinking Water," (David A. Reckhow, PI; Thomas L. Potter, Co-PI) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1/1/97-6/30/99, $443,719.
"Evaluation of Organic Matter in the MWRA Drinking Water Distribution System," (David A. Reckhow, PI; John E. Tobiason, James K. Edzwald, Co-PIs) Camp, Dresser & McKee, 2/12/97-11/30/98.
"Lake Gaillard Treatment Improvements and Distribution System Water Quality” (John E. Tobiason, David A. Reckhow and James K. Edzwald, PIs) South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, 1/1/98-3/31/99, $74,447
"Contaminant Transport Modeling and Impact of Watershed Management Activities on Water Quality in Quabbin Reservoir" (James K. Edzwald, David A. Reckhow, and John E. Tobiason, PIs) Metropolitan District Commission, Boston, MA, 2/1/98-1/31/00, $207,833.
"Development of a Kinetic Based Disinfection By-Products Model" (David A. Reckhow, PI, Zaid Chowdry, PI, Paul Westerhoff, PI, Gary Amy, PI) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,   12/1/98-12/1/01, $333,000
"Upgrading Direct Filtration Using Dissolved Air Flotation and Ozonation” (John E. Tobiason, David A. Reckhow and James K. Edzwald, PIs) South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, 1/1/99-3/31/00, $128,159
“Water Quality in MDC Reservoirs: 2001-2003, (David Ahlfeld, John Tobiason, Sharon Long, Paula Rees, and David Reckhow, PIs), Metropolitan District Commission, 7/1/2001 – 6/30/2003, $458,103.
“Evaluation of Technologies for Zero Discharge in the Textile Industry,” (Sarina J. Ergas and David A. Reckhow, Co-Pis) NETI, 7/1/99-6/30/00, $80,000
“UV Disinfection of Wachusett Reservoir Water”, (Robert Halsey, James P. Malley, David A. Reckhow, PIs) Black & Veatch Consulting Engineers and American Water Works Association Research Foundation, 12/1/2000-11/30/2002; $47,189 UMass share
“UV Disinfection and Disinfection Byproduct Characteristics of Unfiltered Waters”, (William Bellamy, Tom Pearson, James P. Malley, David A. Reckhow, John Marrino, Robert Grob, PIs) CH2M Hill Consulting Engineers and American Water Works Association Research Foundation, 12/1/2000-11/30/2002, $517,905
“Chloramine Stability in the MWRA System” (David A. Reckhow, PI) Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and American Water Works Association Research Foundation, 12/1/2001-11/30/2002
“Distribution System Water Quality and Strategies for Control of Natural Organic Matter” (James K. Edzwald, John E. Tobiason and David A. Reckhow, PIs) BHC Company, 4/1/2001-3/31/2002, $234,774.
“Monitoring Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water : Strategies for Small Utilities”, MA WRRI, 4/1/2001-3/30/2003, $99,598
“Characterization of TOX Produced During Disinfection Processes” (David A. Reckhow and Patrick Hatcher, PIs) American Water Works Association Research Foundation, 11/1/2001-10/31/2004, $489,231
“Zero Discharge in the Textile Industry: Phase II Scale-up and Implementation of Ozonation and Electrochemical Methods,” (Sarina J. Ergas and David A. Reckhow, Co-Pis) NETI, 1/1/2002-12/31/2002, $90,000
“Distribution System Water Quality and Strategies for Control of NOM”, John E. Tobiason, David A. Reckhow, James K. Edzwald, Aquarion Company, 4/1/2002-3/31/2003, $234,774
“Watershed Management and Drinking Water Supply Instrumentation (Sharon C. Long, John E. Tobiason, David A. Reckhow, et al.) NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant, 1/1/2004-12/31/2005, $715,000.
“Risk Based Prioritization of Disinfection Byproducts” (Richard Bull, David A. Reckhow), Am. Wat. Wrks. Assn. Research Foundation, 10/1/2002-3/31/2005, $197,971
“Watershed Sources and Long-term Variability of BDOC and NOM as Precursors” (David A. Reckhow, Paula L. Rees, Klaus Nuesslein) Am. Wat. Wrks. Assn. Research Foundation, 11/1/2002-10/31/2005, $474,516
“Plan for the Blackstone River EFF and the next Generation Cyberinfrastructure”, (David A. Reckhow, Paula L. Rees, Sharon C. Long, James Kurose, Allen Hansen, Edward Riseman, Howard Schultz, Charles Schwiek, Leon Osterweil), National Science Foundation, 10/1/04-9/30/05, $84,000.
“Real-Time Process Control Sensor for Measuring Arsenic Concentration in Water”, (Julian Tyson, David A. Reckhow, David Hoagland), with Brims Ness Company, US Air Force SBIR, 10/1/04-9/30/05, $60,000
Evaluation of Compost for Erosion Control”, (Carlton Ho, David A. Reckhow), Massachusetts Highway Department, 11/1/04-5/1/06, $172,132.
Evaluation of NOM and DBP Precursors in SWSC West Parish Raw Water Sources”, (David A. Reckhow & John E. Tobiason) 9/1/2004-12/31/2005, $14,000
 

Consulting

  • U.S. Geological Survey; Denver, CO - Analysis of Aquatic Organic Matter
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology Consulting Engineers; Newport News, VA - Bench-scale Treatability Studies
  • CH2M Hill Consulting Engineers; various offices - Design of Bench-scale Treatability Studies and Interpretation of Pilot-Scale Data; Boston, MA - Design of Bench-scale Treatability Studies, Norfolk, VA - Design of Pilot-scale Treatment Program; Tulsa, OK - Participation in Ozone Workshop
  • Tighe & Bond Consulting Engineers; Westfield, MA - Design of Pilot-scale Treatability Studies for Amherst, MA
  • Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.: USEPA - Development of 5-year Research Plan for Drinking Water
  • American Water Works Association; Denver, CO - Assisted in Development of Research Ideas and RFPs (several workshops)
  • Havens & Emerson Consulting Engineers; Saddle Brook, NJ - Design of Pilot-scale Treatability Studies for Passaic Valley Water Commission
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Workgroup for the Negotiated Regulation process for disinfection byproducts
  • Camp, Dresser & McKee, Inc., Cambridge, MA. - Consultation on a variety of Water Projects
  • Compagnie Générale des Eaux, Paris, France - Modeling disinfection byproducts in the Paris Suburban water distribution network.
  • International Life Sciences Institute - Estimating human exposure to contaminants in drinking water

 

 

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