Arash Zamyadi, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

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Articles published in refereed journals and scientific publications:

  1. Y. Huang, H. Zhang, A. Zamyadi, S. Andrews, R. Hofmann (2017) Predicting the impact of the removal of THMs and other DBPs through aeration on drinking water cytotoxicity and genotoxicity. Journal – American Water Works Association (JAWWA), 109(10), 13-21.
  2. J. Naceradska, M. Pivokonsky, L. Pivokonska, M. Baresova, R. K. Henderson, A. Zamyadi, V. Janda (2017) The impact of pre-oxidation with potassium permanganate on cyanobacterial organic matter removal by coagulation. Water Research, 114, 42-49.
  3. A. Zamyadi, F. Choo, G. Newcombe, R. Stuetz, R. K. Henderson (2016) A review of in situ multi-wavelength fluorometers for real-time management of cyanobacteria: recent advances and future direction. Trends in Analytical Chemistry (TrAC), 85, 83-96.
  4. L. C. Bowling, A. Zamyadi, R. K. Henderson (2016) Assessment of in situ fluorometry to measure cyanobacterial resence in water bodies with diverse cyanobacterial populations. Submitted to Water Research, 105, 22-33.
  5. P. Pazouki, M. Prevost, N. McQuiad, B. barbeau, M-L. de Boutray, A. Zamyadi, S. Dorner (2016) Breakthrough of cyanobacteria in bank filtration. Water Research, 102, 170-179:  
  6. A. Zamyadi, R. K. Henderson, R. Stuetz, G. Newcombe, K. Newton, B. Gladman (2016) Cyanobacterial management in full-scale water treatment and recycling processes: Reactive dosing following intensive monitoring. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2, 362-375:
  7. J. Li, A. Zamyadi, R. Hofmann (2015) Effect of Granular Activated Carbon Type and Age on Quenching H2O2 Residuals after UV/H2O2 Drinking Water Treatment. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA, :
  8. A. Zamyadi, R. Henderson, R. Stuetz, R. Hofmann, L. Ho, G. Newcombe (2015).  Fate of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol in full-scale water treatment plants. Water Research, 83, 171-183:
  9. A. Zamyadi, E. Sawade, L. Ho, G. Newcombe, R. Hofmann (2015) Impact of UV–H2O2 Advanced Oxidation and Aging Processes on GAC Capacity for the Removal of Cyanobacterial Taste and Odour Compounds. Environmental Health Insights, 9 (Suppl. 3), 1-10.
  10. R.K. Henderson, Y. Shutova, A. Baker, A. Zamyadi, P. Le-Clech, A. Branch, G. Newcombe, S. Khan, R. Stuetz (2015). Fluorescence: State-of-the-art monitoring for water treatment systems. Water: Journal of the Australian Water Association, 42(2), 108-113:
  11. A. Zamyadi, L. A. Coral, B. Barbeau, S. Dorner, F. R. Lapolli and M. Prévost (2015) Fate of toxic cyanobacterial genera from natural bloom events during ozonation. Water Research, 73, 204-215:
  12. M. Ndong, D.F. Bird, T. Nguyen-Quang, M.L. Deboutray, A. Zamyadi, B. Vinçon-Leite, B. J. Lemaire, M. Prévost and S. Dorner (2014) Estimating the risk of cyanobacterial occurrence using an index integrating meteorological factors: application to drinking water production. Water Research, 56, 98-108:

  13. A. Zamyadi, S. Dorner, M. Ndong, D. Ellis, A. Bolduc, C. Bastien and M. Prévost (2014) Application of in vivo measurements for management of cyanobacterial cells breakthrough into drinking water treatment plants. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts (Formerly the Journal of Environmental Monitoring), 16, 313-323:!divAbstract

  14. A. Zamyadi, S. Dorner, M. Ndong, D. Ellis, A. Bolduc, C. Bastien and M. Prévost (2013) Potentially-toxic cyanobacterial accumulation inside treatment plants fed by low-risk-bloom sources. Journal – American Water Works Association (JAWWA), Vol. 105:

  15. P. B. Fayad,  A. Zamyadi, R. Broseus, M. Prévost and S. Sauvé (2013) Degradation of progestagens by oxidation with potassium permanganate in wastewater effluents. Journal Chemistry Central, Vol. 7(1), 84:

  16. L. A. Coral, A. Zamyadi, B. Barbeau, F. J. Bassetti, F. R. Lapolli and M. Prévost (2013) Oxidation of Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaena flos-aquae by ozone: impacts on cell integrity and disinfection by-product formation. Water Research, Vol. 47 (9), pp: 2983-2994: 

  17. A. Zamyadi, S. Dorner, S. Sauvé, D. Ellis, A. Bolduc, C. Bastien and M. Prévost (2013) Species-dependence of cyanobacteria removal efficiency by different drinking water treatment processes. Water Research, Vol. 47 (8), pp: 1080-1090:
  18. A. Zamyadi, Y. Fan, R. I. Daly and M. Prévost (2013) Chlorination of Microcystis aeruginosa: Toxin release and oxidation, cellular chlorine demand and disinfection by-products formation. Water Research, Vol. 47 (3), pp: 1080-1090:
  19. A. Zamyadi, N. McQuaid, S. Dorner, D. F. Bird, M. Burch, P. Baker, P. Hobson and M. Prévost (2012) Cyanobacterial detection using in vivo fluorescence probes: managing interferences for improved decision-making. Journal - American Water Works Association (JAWWA), Vol. 104:
  20. A. Zamyadi, S. L. MacLeod, Y. Fan, N. McQuaid, S. Dorner, S. Sauvé and M. Prévost (2012). Toxic cyanobacterial breakthrough and accumulation in a drinking water plant: a monitoring and treatment challenge. Water Research, Vol. 46 (5), pp: 1511-1523:
  21. A. Zamyadi, G. Newcombe, L. Ho, H. Bustamante and M. Prévost(2012) Fate of toxic cyanobacterial cells and disinfection by-products formation after chlorination. Water Research, Vol. 46 (5), pp: 1524-1535:
  22. A. Zamyadi, N. McQuaid, M. Prévost and S. Dorner (2012) Monitoring of potentially toxic cyanobacteria using an online multi-probe in drinking water sources. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol. 14, pp: 579-588:
  23. N. McQuaid, A. Zamyadi, M. Prévost, D. F. Bird and S. Dorner (2011) Use of in vivo phycocyanin fluorescence to monitor potential microcystin-producing cyanobacterial biovolume in a drinking water source. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol. 13, pp: 455-463:
  24. A. Zamyadi, G. Newcombe, L. Ho, R. I. Daly, M. Burch, P. Baker and M. Prévost (2010) Release and oxidation of cell-bound Saxitoxins during chlorination of Anabaena circinalis cells. Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 44, No. 23, pp: 9055–9061:
  25. A. Carrière, M. Prévost, A. Zamyadi, P. Chevalier and B. Barbeau (2010) Vulnerability of Quebec drinking-water treatment plants to cyanotoxins in a climate change context. Journal of Water and Health, © IWA Publishing, Vol. 08.3, pp: 455-465:
  26. A. Zamyadi, J. Gallichand and M. Duchemin (2007) Comparison of methods for estimating sediment and nitrogen loads from a small agricultural watershed. Canadian Biosystems Engineering, Vol. 49, pp: 1.27-1.36:


Articles submitted to refereed journals

  1. A. Faruqi, M. Henderson, R.K. Henderson, R. Stuetz, B. Gladman, B. McDowall, A. Zamyadi (2017 – Submitted) Removal of algal taste and odour compounds by granular and biological activated carbon in full-scale water treatment plants. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply.

  2. F. Choo, A. Zamyadi, K. Newton, G. Newcombe, L. Bowling, R. Stuetz, R.K Henderson (2017 – Submitted) Performance evaluation of in situ fluorometers for real time cyanobacterial monitoring. IWA H2Open Water Journal.

Scholarly book chapter


  1. A. Zamyadi (2014) Chapter 5 - Emerging toxic cyanobacterial issues in freshwater sources: Influence of climate change. In: Seafood and Freshwater Toxins: Pharmacology, Physiology, and Detection. Ed. L. M. Botana, Third edition, Taylor & Francis, USA.Click to read the complete chapter.
  2. C. Chen, A. Zamyadi, T-F. Lin, D. Gallagher (2018 – In press) Chapter 6 Removal of Odorants from Drinking Water. In: Taste and Odour in Source and Drinking Water: Causes, Controls, and Consequences. Eds. T-F. Lin, S. Watson, M. Suffet, IWA Publishing, UK.