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Determining the Salt Tolerance Threshold for Biological Treatment of Salty Wastewater

Vali Alipour 1 , 2 , * , Faride Moein 3 and Leila Rezaei 4
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1 Social Determinants in Health Promotion Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, IR Iran
2 Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Health, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, IR Iran
3 Islamic Azad University, Branch of Bandar Abbas, IR Iran
4 Department of Occupational Health Engineering, Bandar Abbas Health Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, IR Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: February 01, 2017, 6 (1); e36425
  • Published Online: August 23, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 20, 2016
  • Revised: July 27, 2016
  • Accepted: August 14, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/jhealthscope-36425

To Cite: Alipour V, Moein F, Rezaei L. Determining the Salt Tolerance Threshold for Biological Treatment of Salty Wastewater, Health Scope. 2017 ; 6(1):e36425. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-36425.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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