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Descriptor English: Water Purification
Descriptor Spanish: Purificación del Agua
Descriptor Portuguese: Purificação da Água
Descriptor French: Purification de l'eau
Entry term(s): Analysis of Treatability
Potential for Purification
Purification Potentiality
Purification, Waste Water
Purification, Wastewater
Purification, Water
Purifications, Water
Treatability Analysis
Treatability Studies
Treatment, Waste Water
Treatment, Wastewater
Treatment, Water
Treatments, Water
Waste Water Purification
Waste Water Purifications
Waste Water Treatment
Waste Water Treatments
Wastewater Purification
Wastewater Treatability
Wastewater Treatment
Water Purification, Waste
Water Purifications
Water Treatability
Water Treatment
Water Treatments
Tree number(s): N06.850.780.200.800.800.900.900
N06.850.860.510.900.900
SP4.016.172.898
SP4.021.202
SP4.031.100.200.292
VS4.001.001.002.002
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018508
Scope note: Any of several processes in which undesirable impurities in water are removed or neutralized; for example, chlorination, filtration, primary treatment, ion exchange, and distillation. It includes treatment of WASTE WATER to provide potable and hygienic water in a controlled or closed environment as well as provision of public drinking water supplies.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Water (1966-1994)
Water Pollution (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Related: Accelerated Sedimentation DeCS
Activated Sludges DeCS
Biological Filters DeCS
Biological Treatment DeCS
Chemical Clarification DeCS
Cooling Lagoons DeCS
Deodorization DeCS
Evaporation Lagoons DeCS
Flotation DeCS
Oxidation Ditches DeCS
Oxygenation DeCS
Physicochemical Treatment DeCS
Pretreatment DeCS
Primary Sedimentation DeCS
Primary Treatment DeCS
Secondary Sedimentation DeCS
Secondary Treatment DeCS
Shredders DeCS
Sludge Treatment DeCS
Stabilization Ponds DeCS
Treated Effluents DeCS
Wastewater Treatment Plants DeCS
Water Selfpurification DeCS
DeCS ID: 31973
Unique ID: D018508
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2020/02/21
Water Purification - Preferred
Concept UI M0027755
Scope note Any of several processes in which undesirable impurities in water are removed or neutralized; for example, chlorination, filtration, primary treatment, ion exchange, and distillation. It includes treatment of WASTE WATER to provide potable and hygienic water in a controlled or closed environment as well as provision of public drinking water supplies.
Preferred term Water Purification
Entry term(s) Purification, Water
Purifications, Water
Water Purifications
Water Treatment - Broader
Concept UI M0561409
Scope note Processes used to make water more acceptable for a desired end-use
Preferred term Water Treatment
Entry term(s) Treatment, Water
Treatments, Water
Water Treatments
Wastewater Treatment - Narrower
Concept UI M000676779
Preferred term Wastewater Treatment
Entry term(s) Purification, Waste Water
Purification, Wastewater
Treatment, Waste Water
Treatment, Wastewater
Waste Water Purification
Waste Water Purifications
Waste Water Treatment
Waste Water Treatments
Wastewater Purification
Water Purification, Waste
Analysis of Treatability - Narrower
Concept UI FD00061905
Scope note Analytical method that evaluates the ability of microorganisms to degrade effluents and chemicals. It is possible to analytically track the degradation (or not) of the product tested by the active consortium of microorganisms in the system. (Free translation from the original: http://www.umwelt-sc.com.br/v2/module/texto/index.php?cmd=exibe&CD_TEXTO=21)
Preferred term Analysis of Treatability
Entry term(s) Potential for Purification
Purification Potentiality
Treatability Analysis
Treatability Studies
Wastewater Treatability
Water Treatability



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