volume 44, issue 4, P1386-1391 2010
DOI: 10.1021/es902946j
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R. David Holbrook, Carly N. Kline, James J. Filliben

Abstract: Potable water treatment facilities may become an important barrier in limiting human exposure to engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) as ENPs begin to contaminate natural aquatic systems. Coagulation of ENPs will likely be a major process that controls the ENP fate and the subsequent removal in the aqueous phase. The influence that source water quality has on ENP coagulation is still relatively unknown. The current study uses a 2(3) x 2(4-1) fractional factorial design to identify seven key surface water constituen…

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