Science and technology for water purification in the coming decades

Published on Mar 20, 2008in Nature49.962
· DOI :10.1038/NATURE06599
Mark A. Shannon45
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(UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign),
Paul W. Bohn1
Estimated H-index: 1
(ND: University of Notre Dame)
+ 3 AuthorsAnne M. Mayes69
Estimated H-index: 69
(MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
This article highlights some of the science and technology being developed to improve the disinfection and decontamination of water, as well as efforts to increase water supplies through the safe reuse of wastewater and efficient desalination of sea and brackish water.
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