Nanoremediation- Clean up technology for water pollution

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Vibha Gupta


The most challenging task of the recent time is to search for ecofriendly, sustainable and economically feasible technology for cleaning water resources. Nanotechnology is one of the emerging technology of the current time which offers several environmental applications including remediation of water pollution. It is a promising clean up technology to combat water pollution wherein various methods can be involved to form new products, improve existing instruments and helps in reformulating new materials and chemicals which has better performance. It is therefore referred as green technology in terms of energy conservation and reduces the release of toxic compounds into environment. Nanotechnology in future holds great promises in remediating water related pollution problems in a sustainable way. The following review article summarizes the recent trends in the ongoing research related to environment remediation by nanotechnology.

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