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Category: Chemistry Basics
Question: How can metals be removed from aqueous waste streams?
Keywords: aqueous,waste,streams,precipitating,metal,precipitation,heavy,salts
Answer: Precipitation is widely used to remove metals from waste streams. The soluble heavy-metal salts can be converted to insoluble salts that will precipate and can then be removed by clarification, filtration, or settling.