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Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 3, 63–70, 2010

Special issue: CCWI '09 – Water quality modeling in distribution...

Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 3, 63–70, 2010

  29 Apr 2010

29 Apr 2010

Fluorescence spectroscopy as a tool for determination of organic matter removal efficiency at water treatment works

M. Z. Bieroza et al.

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