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Title: IIT Kharagpur, Oxford develop technology for water treatment
Source:The Economic Times
Date:22 May 2018

Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur and University of Oxford have developed a low-cost technology to treat water contaminated with arsenic. In this new method, water is chemically treated by activating naturally available laterite that acts as an adsorbent to filter arsenic. The department of science & technology as well as the West Bengal public health engineering department and West Bengal arsenic task force have already accepted the technology.

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