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Domestic arsenic water filter

Type:  Product
IPR Status:  Patent
Application/uses: 

Filtration of arsenic contaminated water for drinking purpose

Salient Technical Competing Features: 
  • Domestic type adsorption based multi-stage water filtration unit
  • Remove both arsenic (III) and arsenic (V) to the desired permissible limit (~10 ppb) of drinking water
  • No electricity
  • No running water required
  • Flow rate: ~ 4-5 L / hour
  • Adsorbent life (average): ~1800 L
  • Storage capacity: ~25 L
Content Details: 

IPR Details :

Patent: “Arsenic water filtration device, method and nanometal-oxide coated adsorbent medium therefore” Filing under process.

Implementation Status and Scale of Implementation :
The developed arsenic filtration unit will be deployed among the areas of West Bengal where arsenic level is high for the necessary feedback from the users

Level/Scale of Development:  May be considered TRL-5 since the prototype (integrated system) is verified in laboratory scale

Last updated : 21 Feb, 2017