13 FEB 12:15
Open Innovation Area
CSIC’s Microporous materials for water purification in Ethiopia
Success stories of Public Research Organisations (OPIS).
The presence of fluorides in water wells affects the health of 79% of the population of Ethiopia, who suffer from fluorosis. The CSIC has implemented a filter, which allows the elimination of fluorides from water, obtained from the modification of natural zeolites, in two wells in the Rift Valley.