Giorgio Bertanza

Selected Publications

G. Bertanza, V. Calubini, C. Collivignarelli (1992): “Valutazione delle caratteristiche merceologiche dei R.S.A.U. in funzione della verifica di fattibilità del riutilizzo delle risorse contenute” - RS - Rifiuti Solidi, vol. VI, n. 5, settembre - ottobre, pp. 322-334.

M. Baldi, G. Bertanza, C. Collivignarelli, F. Conti (1993): “Mathematical modelling of leachate quantity and quality for an industrial sludge landfill” - Sardinia '93, IV International Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula (CA), Italy, 11-15 October, pp. 833-848.

C. Collivignarelli, G. Bertanza, S. Bina (1995): “La verifica idrodinamica nel trattamento delle acque - Basi teoriche, procedure di applicazione, esempi” - Volume 8 della Collana Ambiente, ed. CIPA, Milano, ISSN 1121-8215.

G. Bertanza (1997): “Simultaneous nitrification - denitrification process in extended aeration plants: pilot and real scale experiences” - Wat. Sci. & Tech., Vol. 35, No. 6, pp. 53-61.

C. Collivignarelli, G. Bertanza (1999): “Simultaneous nitrification-denitrification process in activated sludge plants: performance and applicability” – Wat. Sci. Tech., Vol. 40, No. 4-5, pp. 187-194.

C. Collivignarelli, M. Baldi, G. Bertanza, F. Avezzù (1998): “Ammonia stripping from MSW landfill leachate in bubble reactor: process modeling and optimization” - Waste Management & Research, vol. 16, n. 5, pp. 455-466.

C. Collivignarelli, G. Bertanza, R. Pedrazzani (2000): “A comparison among different wastewater disinfection systems: experimental results” - Environmental Technology, Vol. 21, pp. 1-16.

G. Bertanza, C. Collivignarelli, R. Pedrazzani (2001): “The role of chemical oxidation in combined chemical-physical and biological processes: experiences of industrial wastewater treatment” – Wat. Sci. & Tech., Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 109-116.

S. Monarca, D. Feretti, C. Collivignarelli, L. Guzzella, I. Zerbini, G. Bertanza, R. Pedrazzani (2000) “The influence of different disinfectants on mutagenicity and toxicity of urban wastewater” – Wat. Res,. Vol. 34 (17), pp. 4261-4269.

G. Bertanza, R. Pedrazzani (2004): “How to assess chemical oxidation efficiency” – Wat. Sci.& Tech, Vol.49 (4), pp. 1-6.

R. Pedrazzani, G. Bertanza, C. Maffezzoni, M. Gelmi, N. Manca, L.E. Depero (2005): “Bacteria enclosure between silica-coated membranes for the degradation of organic compounds in contaminated water” –Water Research, Vol. 39, n. 10, pp. 2056-2064.

P. Baroni, G. Bertanza, C. Collivignarelli, V. Zambarda (2006): “Process improvement and energy saving in a full scale wastewater treatment plant: air supply regulation by a fuzzy logic system” – Environmental Technology, Vol. 27, pp. 733-746.

G. Bertanza, M. C. Collivignarelli, B. M. Crotti, R. Pedrazzani (2010): “Integration between chemical oxidation and membrane thermophilic biological process” – Water Science and Technology-WST, 61.1, 227-234.

Giorgio Bertanza, Roberta Pedrazzani, Valerio Zambarda, Mario Dal Grande, Francesco Icarelli, Luciana Baldassarre (2010): “Removal of endocrine disrupting compounds from wastewater treatment plant effluents by means of advanced oxidation” – Water Science and Technology, 61.7, 1663-1671.

G. Bertanza, R. Pedrazzani, M. Papa, G. Mazzoleni, N. Steimberg, L. Caimi, C. Montani, D. Dilorenzo (2010): “Removal of BPA and NPnEOs from secondary effluents of municipal WWTPs by means of ozonation” – Ozone Science and Engineering, vol. 32, n. 3, May-June, 204-208.

G. Bertanza, R. Pedrazzani, M. Dal Grande, M. Papa, V. Zambarda, C. Montani, N. Steimberg, G. Mazzoleni, D. Di Lorenzo (2011): “Effect of biological and chemical oxidation on the removal of estrogenic compounds (NP and BPA) from wastewater: An integrated assessment procedure” – Water Research, 45, 2473 – 2484.

G. Bertanza, M. Papa, R. Pedrazzani, C. Repice, M. Dal Grande (2013): “Tertiary ozonation of industrial wastewater for the removal of estrogenic compounds (NP and BPA): a full scale case study”. Water Science and Technology, 68.3, 567-574 (doi: 10.2166/wst.2013.282)

R. Pedrazzani, E. Ceretti, I. Zerbini, R. Casale, E. Gozio, G. Bertanza, U. Gelatti, F. Donato, D. Feretti (2012): “Biodegradability, toxicity and mutagenicity of detergents: integrated experimental evaluations” - Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 84, 274-281.

AA.VV. (2012) “Impianti di trattamento acque: verifiche di funzionalità e collaudo - Manuale operativo”. A cura di G. Bertanza e C. Collivignarelli. Ed. Hoepli, Milano. ISBN 978-88-203-5200-4.

G. Bertanza, M. Papa, R. Pedrazzani, C. Repice, G. Mazzoleni, N. Steimberg, D. Feretti, E. Ceretti, I. Zerbini (2013). EDCs, estrogenicity and genotoxicity reduction in a mixed (domestic + textile) secondary effluent by means of ozonation: a full-scale experience. Science of the Total Environment, 458-460 (2013) 160-168 (doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.03.108).      

M. Papa, R. Pedrazzani, G. Bertanza (2013) “How green are environmental technologies? A new approach for a global evaluation: the case of WWTP effluents ozonation” - Water Research, 47, 3679-3687. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2013.04.015

G. Bertanza, R. Pedrazzani, L. Manili, L. Menoni (2013): “Bio-P release in the final clarifiers of a large WWTP with co-precipitation: key factors and troubleshooting”,  Chemical Engineering Journal, 230, pp. 195-201, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2013.06.067

G. Bertanza, M. Papa, M. Canato, M.C. Collivignarelli, R. Pedrazzani (2014): “How can sludge dewatering devices be assessed? Development of a new DSS and its application to real case studies” - Journal of Environmental Management 137, 86-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.envman.2014.02.002.

G. Bertanza, S. Zanaboni, M. Canato, G. Laera, R. Galessi (2014): “Sewage sludge minimisation by means of wet oxidation: process performance and economic sustainability” – Int. J. Global Warming, vol. 6, nos. 2/3, 234-251.

M. Svanström, G. Bertanza, D. Bolzonella, M. Canato, C. Collivignarelli, S. Heimersson, G. Laera, G. Mininni, G. Peters, M. C. Tomei (2014): “Method for Technical, Economic and Environmental Assessment of Advanced Sludge Processing Routes” - Water Science and Technology, 69.12, 2407-2416. DOI 10.2166/wst.2014.092

M.C. Collivignarelli, G. Bertanza, M. Sordi, R. Pedrazzani (2015): “High-strength wastewater treatment in a pure oxygen thermophilic process: 11-year operation and monitoring of different plant configurations”. Water Science and Technology, 71.4, 588-596.

G. Mininni, G. Laera, G. Bertanza, M. Canato, A. Sbrilli (2015): “Mass and energy balances of sludge processing in reference and up-graded wastewater treatment plants” - Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 22: 7203–7215. DOI:10.1007/s11356-014-4013-2.

G. Bertanza, M. Canato, G. Laera, M.C. Tomei (2015): “Methodology for technical and economic assessment of advanced routes for sludge processing and disposal” - Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 22: 7190–7202. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3088-0.

G. Bertanza, R. Galessi, L. Menoni, R. Pedrazzani, R. Salvetti, S. Zanaboni (2015): “Anaerobic treatability of liquid residue from wet oxidation of sewage sludge” - Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 22:7317–7326. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3303-z.

G. Bertanza, M. Canato, S. Heimersson, G. Laera, R. Salvetti, E. Slavik, M. Svanström (2015): “Techno-economic and environmental assessment of sewage sludge wet oxidation” - Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 22:7327–7338. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3378-6.

G. Bertanza, R. Galessi, L. Menoni, R. Salvetti, E. Slavik, S. Zanaboni (2015): “Wet oxidation of sewage sludge: full scale experience and process modelling” - Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 22: 7306–7316. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3144-9.

M. Papa, R. Pedrazzani, S. Nembrini, G. Bertanza (2015): “Should rheological properties of activated sludge be measured?”. Appl. Rheol. 25 (2), 24590. DOI: 10.3933/ApplRheol-25-24590.

Collivignarelli M.C., Abbà A., Bertanza G. (2015). Why use a Thermophilic Aerobic Membrane Reactor (TAMR) for the treatment of industrial wastewater/liquid waste? Environmental Technology, 36(16), 2115-2124, DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2015.1021860.

A. Gianico, G. Bertanza, C.M. Braguglia, M. Canato, G. Laera, S. Heimersson, M. Svanström, G. Mininni (2015): “Upgrading a wastewater treatment plant with thermophilic digestion of thermally pre-treated secondary sludge: techno-economic and environmental assessment” - Journal of Cleaner Production, 102, 353-361. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.04.051.

M.C. Collivignarelli, F. Castagnola, M. Sordi, G. Bertanza (2015): “Treatment of sewage sludge in a thermophilic membrane reactor (TMR) with alternate aeration cycles” - Journal of Environmental Management 162 (2015) 132-138. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.07.031.