NGWA Reports on Nano

Treyens, Cliff
January 2009
Pollution Engineering;Jan2009, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p27
Trade Publication
The article presents The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) director Vicki Colvin's report on nanotechnology presented at its meeting in Nevada from December 2-5, 2008. Colvin notes that nanotechnology promises to make water clean and safe for citizens. She relates that the benefits to ground water are related to the surface area of nanoparticles. Nanoparticles facilitate their ability to react with or sequester contaminants downstream since they are so small they do not settle in water.


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