Australian Scientists Just Made A Filter To Remove Arsenic From Drinking Water, by Rae Johnston, Gizmodo, 20 February 2017.

An edited extract of the original article is reproduced below.

University of Technology Sydney (UTS – and AusCham Member) has taken out a $500,000 “Technology Against Poverty” prize for creating a low-cost, easy to operate way to remove arsenic and deliver safe and clean drinking water.

The team, led by Distinguished Professor Vigneswaran and Dr Tien Vinh Nguyen of the School of Environmental and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and IT, focused their project on removing pollutants from groundwater in the Red River Delta of Vietnam – an area densely populated with high levels of arsenic in groundwater leading to serious public health issues…

 

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