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Electrically shocking water for disinfection has many attributes, researchers say

Method has reduced impact on environment

February 21, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Georgia – Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have learned how to disinfect water by using small shocks of electricity. The method has several attributes, including a reduction of energy consumption, less cost and a reduced impact on the environment. Conventional electric field treatment has been used in food pasteurization, but its high cost has limited its used in drinking water treatment. Technology Networks report | READ MORE

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