Drinking Water for the Developing World – The Power of Paper – Folia Water Filters

Dr. Theresa Dankovich and her colleagues have developed an inexpensive water filter system – think of your standard drip coffee maker – where the paper is impregnated with silver nanoparticles that decontaminate the water passing through. These filter have potentially huge potential to address the needs of the ~660 million people around the world who lack access to safe drinking water.