publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2017

Removal of arsenic from drinking water by natural adsorbents

  • Published: 27 Nov 2017
  • Publisher: Monash University
The presence of arsenic in groundwater has been reported in many countries across the world and it is a serious threat to public health. The aim of this study was to identify prospective natural materials with high arsenic adsorption capacity and durable hydraulic property to produce adequate flow of water. The comparative study identified Skye sand as the best natural adsorbent. The prototype household filter with Skye sand achieved complete removal of arsenic and iron. Arsenic removal by durable Skye sand which contains active goethite nanoparticles and clay minerals is unique in arsenic adsorption research to date.
Medical Subject Headings: inorganic chemicalsintegumentary system
free text keywords: Inorganic Chemistry, FOS: Chemical sciences, Removal of arsenic from drinking water by natural adsorbents
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