Turbidity Removal from Surface Water by Natural Coagulants and its Potential Application

S. Sasikala; G. Muthuraman

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 61-66


  The  Natural coagulant Vigna mungo, Zea mays were used to remove the turbidity from synthetic wastewater . Vigna mungo, Zea mays are ancient crop and having high proteins and nutrients. Chemical coagulants used it induce Alzheimer’s, Carcinogenic and neurotoxic health effects. This is alternative ...  Read More

Removal of Heavy Metals from Wastewater Using Tribulus terrestris Herbal Plants Powder

S. Sasikala; Govindaraju Muthuraman

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 39-47


  The potential of economically cheaper Tribulus terrestris was assessed for iron adsorption from aqueous solutions. The effects of pH, Contact time, sorbent dose, initial metal ion concentration and temperature on the uptake of iron were studied in batch process. Chemical treatment processes are ineffective ...  Read More