The aim of the paper is to evaluate the possibility of using autoclaved aerated concrete as a reactive material to remove phosphorus from water and wastewater. To this study autoclaved aerated concrete produced by sand technology was used. During 60 minutes contact time batch test the reactive material reduced 82% of P from the solution. Laboratory tests have shown that the material has a good sorption capacity (6.03 mg g-1). The estimated maximum value of sorption capacity Smax based on the Langmuir isotherm is 16.87 mg P-PO4 g-1. Autoclaved aerated concrete may be used as a filter medium for removing phosphorus from contaminated surface water, rain water and also in small sewage treatment plants as a further step of removing phosphorus from waste water.
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