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Membrane filtration

Similar term(s): MF.

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Water under high pressure is forced through a membrane, a thin material with very small pores, stopping small particles (including bacteria).

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There are four categories of membrane filtration: reverse osmosis (RO), nanofiltration (NF), ultrafiltration (UF), and microfiltration (MF). As opposed to granular activated carbon, membrane filtration is a non-absorbent water treatment method.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Granular activated carbon - Natural organic matter - Ozone biofiltration

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