Articles | Volume 14, issue 1
Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 14, 95–102, 2021
Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 14, 95–102, 2021

Research article 03 May 2021

Research article | 03 May 2021

Surface-water purification using cellulose paper impregnated with silver nanoparticles

Shahad A. Raheem and Alaa H. Alfatlawi

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Short summary
This study aimed to prepare a cellulose paper impregnated with silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) for the purpose of water purification (disinfection (removal of several types of bacteria) and filtration). Sliver nanoparticles used in this work exhibited a broad size distribution with highly reactive facets. AgNP paper provided rapid and effective bactericidal activity.