Feasibility of Biochar as a Low-Cost Treatment Method for Household Wastewater in Underserved Communities of North Carolina

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UNC - Chapel Hill
Award Date
Award Amount
Program Name
Flash Grant
Program Category
Research and Equipment Support
Principal Investigator
Musa Manga
Fiscal Year
Research Triangle
Project Description:

Researchers at UNC-CH will test biochar as a treatment for household greywater and septic field effluent to reduce overloading of septic systems. This low-cost, sustainable treatment could be a solution for failing septic systems which adversely affect environmental and human health.

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