Physical Sciences


Solar Energy Based Electrolytic Defluoridation (EDF)


Physical Sciences

Focus Area:

Electrolytic Defluoridation



Social Benefits:

Useful for safe water supply in fluoride affected area , Easy to operate even by unskilled persons , Minimum maintenance , Low cost , Less sludge quantity , Produce potable water with palatable taste , Reduces the fluoride concentration to Simultaneous reduction in hardness, nitrate and bacterial contamination

Developing Agency:

CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Maharashtra

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

Electrolytic defluoridation (EDF) system uses totally new concept for treatment of safe potable water supply in fluoride affected areas, particularly in the villages which have no electric supply and do not have alternate safe water source for potable water supply.

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