Articles | Volume 6, issue 2
Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 6, 89–98, 2013

Special issue: 5th International Desalination Workshop 2012

Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 6, 89–98, 2013

  12 Aug 2013

12 Aug 2013

Removal and transformation of pharmaceuticals in wastewater treatment plants and constructed wetlands

E. Lee et al.

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