Chapter 17 Nanostructured Materials for Improving Water Quality: Potentials and Risks

Marcells A. Omole, Isaac K'Owino, Omowunmi A. Sadik

Department of Chemistry, Center for Advanced Sensors & Environmental Monitoring, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, USA

  1. Introduction 234

  2. Nanotechnologies for Site Remediation and Wastewater Treatment 236

    1. Bimetallic Nanoparticles Remediation Approach 237

    2. Remediation of Chromium Using Nanotechnology 240

    3. Determination of Cr(VI) Concentration 240

  3. Removal of Cr(VI) from Complex Aqueous Media 242

  4. Future Perspectives of Environmental Nanotechnology 243

  5. Conclusions 245

Abstract

Contaminated ground and surface water supplies such as municipal reservoirs, wells, ...

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