This study was funded by the German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water (DVGW). Marta Gmurek gratefully acknowledges German Academic Exchange Service DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) for financing the short-term research stay at KIT EBI Water Chemistry and Water Technology. Marta Gmurek acknowledges also financial support from the Mobility Plus Program (Project No. 1650/MOB/V/2017/0) funded by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (from 2018). João F. Gomes and Rui C. Martins gratefully acknowledge the Fundaçãopara a Ciênciae Tecnologia for the financial support under IFCT2014 Program (No. IF/00215/2014) with financing from the European Social Fund and the Human Potential Operational Programme.