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Applications, Issues and Futures of Nanofiltration for Drinking Water Treatment

Mohammad Ali Zazouli 1 and Edris Bazrafshan 2 , *
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1 Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Health Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Health, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
2 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: August 1, 2015, 4 (3); e27244
  • Published Online: August 22, 2015
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: January 23, 2015
  • Accepted: March 12, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jhealthscope-27244

To Cite: Zazouli M A, Bazrafshan E. Applications, Issues and Futures of Nanofiltration for Drinking Water Treatment, Health Scope. 2015 ; 4(3):e27244. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-27244.

Copyright © 2015, Health Promotion Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Definition and Classifications
2. Applications
3. Significant Issues
4. The Future
5. Conclusions
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