2 edition of Bacteriological, and chemical pollutants. found in the catalog.
Bacteriological, and chemical pollutants.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Papers by Charles W. Hendricks ... et al.|
|Series||Fresh water pollution,, 1, MSS topics in ecology series|
|Contributions||Hendricks, Charles W.|
|LC Classifications||TD420 .F75 vol. 1|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||151|
|LC Control Number||72013708|
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P.N, Sawant. D.V, Deshmukh. R.N International Journal of Environmental Sciences Volume 3 No.3, 2. Physico- Chemical Parameters It is very essential and important to test the water before it is used for drinking, domestic, agricultural or industrial Size: KB.
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The level of water pollution depends on the abundance of the pollutant, the ecological impact of the pollutant, and the use of the water. Pollutants are derived from biological, chemical, or physical : Matthew R.
Fisher. Biological Pollution Biological pollutants are substances in our environment which come from living organisms and can affect our health.
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