Fluoride Current Affairs, GK & News

CSIR-CMERI transfers technology of community level Water Purification

On October 8, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research transferred “High Flow Rate Fluoride and Iron removal” technology to a Howrah based private firm. The technology is used for community level water purification. Highlights The water purification system has flow rate capacity of 10,000 litres per hour. It uses commonly available raw materials ..

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Arsenic affected habitations in India increase by 145% in the last five years

The minister of state of Jal Shakti Shri Ratan Lal Kataria recently provided a written reply about Arsenic affected habitations in the country.  According to him, the arsenic affected habitations in the country has increased by 145 % in the last 5 years. Highlights In 2015, the number of arsenic affected habitations were 1800. This ..

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NEERI develops indigenous De-fluoridation kit

National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) has developed indigenous and economically feasible method to reduce high fluoride content in potable water, which has possible domestic and community applications. The method can be used for reduction of fluoride concentration from 5-8 mg/L to less than 1.0 mg/L (miligram per litre). The process does not affect the ..

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