The agency’s science advisors say the report, which found no widespread drinking water contamination, lacked in ‘several critical areas.’
The self-propelled, graphene oxide-based microbots can clean water containing 1,000 ppb of lead down to below 50 ppb in one hour.
The $5.5 million center will facilitate technology transfer between public utilities and the private sector, and will also educate and train technicians, utility personnel and students in the intricacies of water treatment solutions.
The report found also that the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector as a whole needs better information to avoid resource risks.
Aquabio will use membrane bioreactor technology to treat the distillery’s effluent.
The 76th International Water Conference is sponsored by the Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania.