Background: The solar photo-Fenton process has enormous potential for becoming a viable alternative to conventional processes for the treatment of industrial wastewater. However, the costs associated with the use of artificial irradiation have hindered many times industrial application of these processes. Method of Approach: In this work, the photo-Fenton remediation of various industrial wastewaters (containing silicones, pesticides, phenol and hydrocarbons, model, and real) in aqueous systems has been studied using Fe(II), H2O2, and UV-visible sunlight. Experiments were carried out using a concentrating parabolic trough reactor (PTR) and a nonconcentrating falling-film reactor. Results: In general, at low contaminant concentration, more than 90% of the total organic carbon content could be converted to inorganic carbon within about 2-3h, using sunlight, in reactors of different geometry. Conclusions: Solar light can be used either as an effective complementary or alternative source of photons to the photo-Fenton degradation process of a diversity of chemical pollutants.

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