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Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water by Richard Sustich, Anita Street, Nora Savage, Jeremiah Duncan, Mamadou Diallo

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Chapter 36 Challenges to Implementing Nanotechnology Solutions to Water Issues in Africa

Mbhuti Hlophe 1 , Thembela Hillie 2

1Department of Chemistry, North-West University (Mafikeng Campus); Mmabatho, South Africa

2Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa

  1. Introduction 552

  2. Community Involvement or Ownership 553

  3. Community Need for the Technology 553

  4. Infrastructure 554

  5. Capacity Development 556

  6. Improvements in Quality of Life 556

  7. Conclusions 558

Abstract

This chapter discusses the factors that must be considered for successful implementation of a nanotechnology water treatment project for the improvement of the quality of water. When the community or consumers who are the beneficiaries ...

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