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EPA Grant Number: SU833934
Title: Removal of Arsenic from Groundwater Using Naturally Occurring Iron Oxides in Rural Regions of Inner Mongolia (China)
University of Pittsburgh students are designing a low-cost process for effective removal of arsenic from groundwater. The students are using magnetic particles of naturally occurring iron oxide as adsorbents to remove the arsenic.
Challenge Area(s): Water, Materials and Chemistry