Treating ships’ ballast water: Filtration preferable to disinfection

30 julio 2015

Untreated ballast water discharge from ships can spread living organisms and even pathogens across the world thereby introducing non-native or invasive species into the local environment. Scientists therefore recommend using physical treatment processes such as filtration rather than electrochemical disinfection, which creates countless potentially toxic compounds.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/4CLEMmimqYs» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/
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