Evaluation of polymeric membranes efficacy for the water filtration system prototype

Jonathan Bambokela Empompo, Edison Muzenda, Mohamed Belaid, Anthony Njuguna Matheri

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The issue of potable water in the poorest region of the world has never been a conceptual issue only but a financial and technical issue as well. This study aimed at evaluating the efficiency of four polymeric membranes by predicting their performance in terms of particle separation, permeability and mechanical strength. These membranes are to be placed in the purification section of a Water Filtration System (WFS) to obtain pure or non-turbid water for human consumption. This study introduced a microfiltration set-up connected to a solar power system as the beacon of hope for poorest regions of the world in order to eradicate the limited access to potable water.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event2nd International Engineering Conference 2017 - Minna, Nigeria
Duration: Oct 17 2017Oct 19 2017


Conference2nd International Engineering Conference 2017
Abbreviated titleIEC 2017


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