Tag: water filtration systems

Rob Goodier

How effective is biochar at removing pesticides from water?

July 28, 2014

As part of a filtration system, biochar is a top-notch and inexpensive means of removing contaminants from drinking water....

Rob Goodier

An ancient filtration material removes pesticides from drinking water

December 13, 2012

Charcoal has been a part of water treatment for at least 4000 years, but can it remove modern synthetic...

Rob Goodier

Packed particle bed filters: A simple solution for pure water

October 23, 2012

Reid Harvey may have hit on the simplest method yet for manufacturing effective ceramic water filters, the packed particle...

Rob Goodier

An ME student’s guide to teaching water treatment in India

January 26, 2011

Part of treating water effectively is simply convincing people that it’s worthwhile. As many as 1.8 million people die...


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