Recent advances in removing phosphorus from wastewater and its future use as fertilizer (1997-2003).

  title={Recent advances in removing phosphorus from wastewater and its future use as fertilizer (1997-2003).},
  author={Luz E. de-Bashan and Yoav B. Bashan},
  journal={Water research},
  volume={38 19},
Large quantities of phosphate present in wastewater is one of the main causes of eutrophication that negatively affects many natural water bodies, both fresh water and marine. It is desirable that water treatment facilities remove phosphorus from the wastewater before they are returned to the environment. Total removal or at least a significant reduction of phosphorus is obligatory, if not always fulfilled, in most countries. This comprehensive review summarizes the current status in phosphorus… CONTINUE READING
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