Kiranmai discusses the importance of water quality testing at Water Aid India in New Delhi.
March 2, 2020
AQUASENSE ESR, Kiranmai Uppuluri from the Institute of Electron Technology, Krakow spoke to employees of WaterAid’s Knowledge Development Team and Policy Team in New Delhi about the importance of water quality testing, with particular emphasis on the health impacts of unclean water in developing nations.
Kiranmai discussed the various water quality testing methods that are currently in use in developing nations and how they lead to improper data collection and inefficient solutions, before describing advanced technologies utilised by developed nations, their benefits as well as disadvantages.
Kiranmai also described the vision of the AQUASENSE project and her contribution to the development of pH, DO, conductivity and temperature sensors for real-time water quality monitoring.
The session concluded with a description of water remediation technologies, with special focus on phytoremediation due to eutrophication challenges currently experienced in lakes New Delhi.