Assessment of potable water membrane applications and research needs

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Published by The Foundation, American Water Works Association in Denver, CO .

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  • Water -- Purification -- Membrane filtration.,
  • Drinking water -- Purification.

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Other titlesPotable water membrane applications.
Statementprepared by J.S. Taylor ... [et al.] ; prepared for AWWA Research Foundation.
ContributionsTaylor, J. S.
LC ClassificationsTD441 .A87 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 164 p. :
Number of Pages164
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Open LibraryOL1923283M
ISBN 100898674913
LC Control Number90135116

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