IIT Guwahati Develops Technologies to provide contaminants-free water

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Professor Mihir Purkait from the Department of Chemical Engineering has developed technology to provide iron, arsenic, fluoride and other contaminants free water to the rural people of Assam. He has developed various prototypes that are based on nanotechnology, absorption, electro coagulation techniques. These technologies can be used to purify iron, arsenic and fluoride contaminated drinking water.
Arsenic and fluoride contamination in drinking water is a growing concern among rural people not only in Assam but also in major parts of the country and IIT Guwahati’s technology will assist the Government of India in providing contamination free drinking water to the people.

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