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Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water, 2nd Edition by Nora Savage, Jeremiah Duncan, Richard Sustich, Anita Street

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Chapter 16

Detection and Extraction of Pesticides from Drinking Water Using Nanotechnologies

T. Pradeep1, Anshup2 and M.S. Bootharaju3,    1DST Unit of Nanoscience and Thematic Unit of Excellence, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India,    2InnoNano Research Private Limited, An IIT Madras-Incubated Company Focusing on Technologies for Clean Drinking Water, Chennai, India,    3Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Intensive farming, rapid industrialization, and increasingly sophisticated lifestyles have added artificial chemicals into many water bodies. While pesticide residues in groundwater was unexpected years ago as soil was thought to act as a filter, it is ...

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