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water treatment

the act or process of making water more potable or useful, as by purifying, clarifying, softening, or deodorizing it.
Origin of water treatment
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The opposite side of the same coin is improving efficiency in water treatment and increasing water reuse.
  • Even prior to the bombing, water treatment and power plants were decaying due to lack of replacement parts.
  • Engineering, and water treatment and supply companies that will be contracted for these projects stand to make profit.
  • Add up the work of a whole mussel community, and you get a virtual water treatment plant.
  • The swamp ecosystem also acts as a water treatment plant, filtering wastes and purifying water naturally.
  • Wetland ecosystems also act as water treatment facilities.
  • They are fast-growing and quickly clog water intake pipes for water treatment and power plants.
  • The article implies that chemicals should be done away with in water treatment.
  • They also tested water from eight water treatment plants that serve the city and tap water from randomly selected households.
  • Additionally, the gas company voluntarily set up water treatment.

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