Comparative performance of bone char-based filters for the removal of fluoride from drinking water
conference contributionposted on 12.02.2018, 15:08 by P.M. Mutheki, Lars Osterwalder, J. Kubai, L. Korir, E. Wanja, E. Wambui, T. Edosa, Richard B. Johnston, C. Annette Johnson
There is a great need for effective, reliable and inexpensive filters for the removal of fluoride for the millions of people affected in low and middle-income countries. This paper compares field and laboratory performance of bone char (BC) filters and filters, known as contact precipitation (CP), based on a combination of bone char and calcium-phosphate pellets.
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