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Wastewater Filtration Guidelines May Protect Aquatic Life

Posted January 09, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

University of British Columbia engineers developed recommendations for tailoring the design of specialized filters to local conditions to help prevent phosphorous deposit formation. If left unchecked, phosphorus can cause significant environmental damage and incur millions of dollars in additional maintenance costs for large wastewater plant operators.


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01/10/2017 9:36 AM

If this process filters out Phosphorous compounds and (I am assuming) they also mean phosphates, it should be a means to reduce phosphates in waterways which are said to be the source of algae blooms.

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