By Jonathan Bloor, Plymouth University
IUKWC- Junior Researcher Exchange Programme March 2019
In India, water quality issues are diverse, ranging from oil and toxic metal contamination from garages and small industry by a river to salinity in coastal regions due to land management practices and climate change. Simple low cost solutions are required now, to deliver on securing the basic human right of clean water to all members of society. Aerogels may well just provide that opportunity.