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Water Purification MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Water Purification
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.780.200.800.800.900.900
N06.850.860.510.900.900
Unique ID
D018508
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018508
Scope Note
Any of several processes in which undesirable impurities in water are removed or neutralized; for example, chlorination, filtration, primary treatment, ion exchange, and distillation. It includes treatment of WASTEWATER to provide potable and hygienic water in a controlled or closed environment as well as provision of public drinking water supplies.
Entry Term(s)
Waste Water Purification
Waste Water Treatment
Wastewater Purification
Wastewater Treatment
Water Treatment
NLM Classification #
WA 690
Previous Indexing
Water (1966-1994)
Water Pollution (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2022/07/15
Water Purification Preferred
Wastewater Treatment Narrower
Water Treatment Broader
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