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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 40

Challenges to Implementing Nanotechnology Solutions to Water Issues in Africa

Mbhuti Hlophe1 and Thembela Hillie2,3,    1Department of Chemistry, North-West University (Mafikeng Campus), Mmabatho, South Africa,    2National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials, DST/CSIR Nanotechnology Innovation Centre, Pretoria, South Africa,    3Physics Department, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

This chapter discusses the factors that must be considered for a successful implementation of a nanotechnology for water treatment and the role of the community. When the community is involved in all the decision-making processes, sustainable service delivery is assured. An awareness program on the treatment of water by a given ...

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