The world is faced with increasing demands for high-quality drinking water and for removal of contaminants from municipal, agricultural, and industrial wastewaters. Treatment is required to obtain drinking water from most natural resources as well as from wastewaters with varying amounts of impurities. These impurities may occur in a variety of forms including large particles such as microorganisms or suspended solids or as dissolved or colloidal inorganic and organic substances. This chapter provides an overview of the use of natural zeolites in removal of impurities from water or wastewater (Murphy et al. 1978, Tarasevich 1994, Kalló 1995...

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