oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The role of biotechnology in the water industry
|Article Title||The role of biotechnology in the water industry|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Biotechnology Programme, Division of Water Technology, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria.|
|Publication Date||Oct 1989|
|Pages||355 - 356|
|Keyword(s)||Biochemistry, microbiology, engineering sciences, Biotechnology and Water industry|
Biotechnology may be defined as the integrated use of biochemistry, microbiology and the engineering sciences to achieve industrial application of the capacities of microbes and cultured tissue cells. Environmental biotechnology, which may involve integration with non-biological technologies, is the specific application of biotechnology to the management of environmental problems, including waste treatment and pollution control.
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