Journal: Pentagon Using Bacteria to Clean Water

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Pure Water for Haiti, Afghanistan:

Just Add Bacteria


Katie Drummond

10 February 2010

Scientists at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) have successfully designed portable, efficient, bacteria-based water treatment units. Two of the devices are on their way to Army bases in Afghanistan, and the research team is in talks with the Pentagon about sending a working prototype to help relief efforts in Haiti.