water purification

Scientists develop green technology for water purification

Scientists develop green technology for water purification

"This material, we report, is the first of its kind with potential to act as a biodegradable and green material for water-softening applications," he said.

Apr 03, 2016, 22:35 PM IST
New membrane for cheaper, efficient water purification

New membrane for cheaper, efficient water purification

Researchers have developed new membranes in the form of thin hollow straws that can permit cheaper and more efficient water purification.

Feb 07, 2015, 12:42 PM IST
Israel offers help in Ganga cleaning project

Israel offers help in Ganga cleaning project

Israel has expressed interest in sharing its expertise on water purification and waste water treatment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project for cleaning river Ganga.

Sep 09, 2014, 16:08 PM IST

Now, water-testing lab packed into a pill

Want to know if your water supply is contaminated? Drop this pill in a vial of water and if the colour changes, there`s your answer!

Apr 29, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

Guess what! Coriander can be used to purify drinking water

A new research has revealed that favourite ingredient in Mexican, Southeast Asian and other spicy cuisine may be an inexpensive new way of purifying drinking water.

Sep 13, 2013, 19:29 PM IST

New method of desalination gives 40 nanolitres of fresh water per minute

Chemists at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Marburg in Germany have introduced a new method for the desalination of seawater.

Jun 28, 2013, 14:00 PM IST

Water purification ind to abide by virus-filtration protocol

The organised household water purification device market in India is estimated at Rs 700 crore.

May 28, 2012, 11:46 AM IST

How to improve polymers for water purification

It finds vital usage in fuel cells, organic batteries, and reverse-osmosis water purification.

Jun 20, 2011, 14:21 PM IST

How to improve polymers for water purification

It finds vital usage in fuel cells, organic batteries, and reverse-osmosis water purification.

Jun 20, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Chlorine blast sickens Iraqis

The cause of the blast in Amarah was not immediately known.

Oct 29, 2010, 18:26 PM IST

Moringa seeds can be used for water purification

A new study by scientists has described how extracts from seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree can be used for water purification.

Feb 19, 2010, 12:18 PM IST