TY - CHAP A1 - Luciano Carlos A2 - Fernando S. García Einschlag A3 - Mónica C. González A4 - Daniel O. Mártire ED1 - Fernando Sebastian García Einschlag ED2 - Luciano Carlos Y1 - 2013-01-16 PY - 2013 T1 - Applications of Magnetite Nanoparticles for Heavy Metal Removal from Wastewater N2 - The generation of wastes as a result of human activities has been continuously speeding up since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Hence, both optimized waste water treatment technologies and modern tools to assess the effects of pollution sources are necessary to prevent the contamination of aquatic ecosystems The book offers an interdisciplinary collection of topics concerning waste water treatment technologies, water quality monitoring and evaluation of waste water impact on natural environments. We hope that this publication will be helpful for graduate students, environmental professionals and researchers of various disciplines related to waste water. BT - Waste Water SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/54608 DO - 10.5772/54608 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-15 ER -