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Descriptor in English: Water Purification
Descriptor in Spanish: Purificación del Agua
Descriptor in Portuguese: Purificação da Água
Descriptor in French: Purification de l'eau
Entry term(s): Analysis of Treatability
Potential for Purification
Purification Potentiality
Purification, Water
Purifications, Water
Treatability Analysis
Treatability Studies
Treatment, Water
Treatments, Water
Wastewater Treatability
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
VS4.001.001.002.002
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
History Note: 95
See also the descriptors: Chemical Clarification DeCS
Oxygenation DeCS
Water Selfpurification DeCS
DeCS UI: 31973
Descriptor UI: D018508
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
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
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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