Pilot-scale demonstration of phytofiltration for treatment of arsenic in New Mexico drinking water.

@article{Elless2005PilotscaleDO,
  title={Pilot-scale demonstration of phytofiltration for treatment of arsenic in New Mexico drinking water.},
  author={Mark P. Elless and Charissa Y. Poynton and Cari A Willms and Mike P Doyle and Alisa C Lopez and Dale A Sokkary and Bruce Walker Ferguson and Michael J. Blaylock},
  journal={Water research},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 16},
  pages={3863-72}
}
Arsenic contamination of drinking water poses serious health risks to millions of people worldwide. To reduce such risks, the United States Environmental Protection Agency recently lowered the Maximum Contaminant Level for arsenic in drinking water from 50 to 10 microgL(-1). The majority of water systems requiring compliance are small systems that serve less than 10,000 people. Current technologies used to clean arsenic-contaminated water have significant drawbacks, particularly for small… CONTINUE READING

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