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=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/