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Sustainability, Vol. 9, Pages 1224: Making Fe0-Based Filters a Universal Solution for Safe Drinking Water Provision

Metallic iron (Fe0)-based filtration systems have the potential to significantly contribute to the achievement of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of substantially improving the human condition by 2030 through the provision of clean water. Recent knowledge on Fe0-based safe drinking water filters is addressed herein. They are categorized into two types: Household and community filters. Design criteria are recalled and operational details are given. Scientists are invited to co-develop knowledge enabling the exploitation of the great potential of Fe0 filters for sustainable safe drinking water provision (and sanitation).

Authors:   Naseri, Elham ; Ndé-Tchoupé, Arnaud Igor; Mwakabona, Hezron T.; Nanseu-Njiki, Charles Péguy; Noubactep, Chicgoua ; Njau, Karoli N.; Wydra, Kerstin D.
Journal:   Sustainability
Volume:   9
edition:   7
Year:   2017
Pages:   1224
DOI:   10.3390/su9071224
Publication date:   12-Jul-2017
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