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Application of Ultrasonic Waves for the Improvement of Water Treatment

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Application of ultrasonic waves is one of the novel techniques for the improvement of water treatment process. In this study, ultrasonic waves were irradiated to drinking water for water softening process and other contaminants removal. The experimental results showed that this technique improved the water treatment process efficiently. The study also revealed that the various parameters such as amplitude, frequency and irradiation time could affect the efficiency of ultrasound techniques for the improvement of water quality.

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A. Hiratsuka and D. Pathak, "Application of Ultrasonic Waves for the Improvement of Water Treatment," Journal of Water Resource and Protection, Vol. 5 No. 6, 2013, pp. 604-610. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2013.56061.

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