Catalytic Nanoparticles for Water Purification
Updated: Jan 13, 2019
Catalytic removal of water contaminants will enable new, low-cost industrial-scale water purification technologies
Nearly 85% of the world's population lives in rural areas that don't have access to municipal water sources. Current water treatment technologies have not changed in over one hundred years and require a large infrastructure due to their low-efficiencies and large-scale needs. We are developing new catalytic nanoparticles that decontaminate water with a very low foot print and thus enable the development of portable (truck-loadable) water-treatment systems for off-grid applications that may become mobile water treatment system of small rural communities with populations of <20,000 people.
Nanotechnologies for water treatment will enable transportable water treatment systems for small towns and off-grid rural communities around the world
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