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Proper treatment and disinfection of water

  • Water treatment
  • Waterborne Diseases

Bacterial Inactivation Potential of Purified Okra Seed Proteins in Water Purification.

Waterborne pathogens are a major health threat and must be eliminated to guarantee safe usage of water for potable purposes. For this purpose, a new carbon-based nanomaterial composed of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) and iron oxides was constructed for bacterial inactivation.

Solution characteristics

Assess and control waterborne disease
Sub themes
Information on waterborne diseases linked to drinking water quality
Stakeholder group
  • Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)
Pain reliever
  • Water pollution
Gain creator
  • Water treatment, coagulation and purification
Type of climate
Geographical scope
Social Innovation Dimension
  • Technological Solution
Societal challenges
  • Public Health and Risk Prevention
Solution Type
  • Process
Technological readiness level
  • TRL 4 technology validated in lab

Solution provider

University of Maiduguri

Alfred Jones

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