Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water: Solutions for Improving Water Quality

Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water: Solutions for Improving Water Quality by Anita Street, Jeremiah Duncan
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9780080947587
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This book highlights challenges and opportunities for improving worldwide water quality with nanotechnology. It describes breakthroughs, cutting edge technologies, current research, and future trends that may affect acceptance of widespread applications. Specific topics include how nanotechnology can improve drinking water in large scale treatment plants and point-of-use systems. It explains how many current water quality problems can be corrected with nanosorbents, nanocatalysts, bioactive nanoparticles, nanostructured catalytic membranes, and nanoparticle enhanced filtration. Existing technologies and future potential for groundwater remediation, pollution prevention, and sensors are also discussed.

• Contributors from the US, India, Canada, Japan, UK, Sri Lanka, and South Africa
• Provides detailed information on breakthroughs, cutting edge technologies, current research, and future trends that may affect acceptance of widespread applications
• Covers specific topics including using nanotechnology for clean drinking water in both large scale water treatment plants and in point-of-use systems.
• Discusses existing technologies and future potential for groundwater remediation, pollution prevention, and sensors
• Highlights both the challenges and the opportunities for nanotechnology to positively influence this area of environmental protection.
ISBN:
9780080947587
Publication Date:
30 / 12 / 2008

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