Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Oxidation?

The chemical addition of oxygen to break down pollutants or organizac waste; e.g., destruction of chemicals such as cyanides, phenols, and organic sulfur compounds in sewage by bacterial and chemical means.

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Biological Oxidation   In-Situ Oxidation   Oxidation Pond   Oxidation-Reduction Potential   
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