Wood could clean up in the world of water purification

Oftentimes, the places that require water purification the most such as developing nations or disaster sites have the least in the way of infrastructure. This means that electrically-powered systems can't be used, while technology utilizing materials such as silver may be too costly. Help could be on the way, however, in the form of water filters made from wood... Continue Reading Wood could clean up in the world of water purification Category: Good Thinking Tags: Filters Purification Water KTH Royal Institute of Technology Wood Bacteria Related Articles: Water-purifying tech brings new meaning to "coffee foam" Katadyn Vario Water Filter The Drinkable Book has water-purifying pages Smog scrubbing tower cleans up in Beijing "Black rectangle" uses

Water filter from wood offers portable, eco-friendly purification in emergencies

What can the forests of Scandinavia possibly offer to migrants in faraway refugee camps? Clean water may be one thing.

Mon 20 Mar 17 from Phys.org

Water filter from wood offers portable, eco-friendly purification in emergencies, Mon 20 Mar 17 from AlphaGalileo

Swedish researchers develop low-cost wood filter to purify water in refugee camps

At least 780 million people in the world lack access to clean water, a dire problem exacerbated by the increasing number of people living in poorly-equipped refugee camps. Researchers from KTH ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Inhabitat

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