Clean water-treatment option to target sporadic outbreaks

An environmentally friendly technology to zap outbreak-causing viruses and bacteria from public drinking water has been developed by scientists. The protein-based photocatalyst uses light to generate hydrogen peroxide to eliminate E. coli, Listeria, and potentially protozoa like giardia and cryptosporidium.

A University of Cincinnati scientist has engineered an environmentally friendly technology to zap outbreak-causing viruses and bacteria from public drinking water.

 

Source: hclean-water-treatment-optionttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161005162022.htm

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