Researchers At IIT Madras Develop New Kind Of Water Purification System Based On Nanoparticle Filtration
Water is one of the essential enablers of life on earth. But pure water is not available to a large fraction of the population of the planet. While availability is an issue, contamination is another major concern which threatens the survival of many. Intensive farming, rapid industrialization and increasingly sophisticated lifestyles have added artificial chemicals into the water bodies.
While pesticide residues in ground waters were unexpected years ago as soil was thought to act as a filter, i