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Introduction

  • Bradley Ladewig
  • Benjamin Asquith
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)

Abstract

Water demand is rising globally, largely driven by increases in population and living standards. This includes water used for domestic human purposes, including drinking, washing, bathing and household purposes, as well as industrial and agricultural use.

Keywords

Reverse Osmosis Concentrate Management Seawater Desalination Desalination Technology Reverse Osmosis Process 
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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia

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