2020 | Israel | Nadav Elgrably

The Effectiveness of Using Replacement Reactions of Carbonate Minerals in Removing Groundwater Pollutants

Water issue adressed:

The aim of the research is removal of metals from contaminated groundwater via chemical reaction between the aquifer rocks and oxalic acid injected in the water. The research consisted of laboratory experiments demonstrating that the concentration of lead, zinc, nickel, barium in the water could be decreased. Further experiments are needed to better understand the appropriate conditions for the success of the method for various metals, and for conditions prevailing in groundwater.

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Ania Andersch

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