Application of Nanoparticles in Soil and Water Treatment


Application of Nanoparticles in Soil and Water Treatment

Azizul Hakim, Ferdouse Zaman Tanu, Hafiz Ashraful Haque, Md. Abu Bin Hasan Susan

Nanoparticles (NPs) exhibit size- and shape-dependent properties and may have distinctive colors that can be used in agriculture and biological applications as well as for physical and chemical studies. NPs have received significant attention in place of conventional bulk materials, and there has been an upsurge of interest in the exploitation of the unique features of NPs for soil and water treatment. In particular, nanoremediation is one of the most environmentally friendly techniques to use in soil, surface, and wastewater systems, especially with the expanding environmental pollution issues. The high surface-to-volume ratio of NPs results in a high absorption capacity for the remediation of contaminated soil and wastewater. This chapter focuses on the role of NPs in remediating polluted soil and water and the process of nanoremediation.

Nanoparticles, Engineered Nanoparticles, Soil and Water, Wastewater, Heavy Metals, Contaminants

Published online , 23 pages

Citation: Azizul Hakim, Ferdouse Zaman Tanu, Hafiz Ashraful Haque, Md. Abu Bin Hasan Susan, Application of Nanoparticles in Soil and Water Treatment, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 148, pp 229-251, 2023


Part of the book on Applications of Emerging Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

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