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Canterbury student designs new 3D-printed water filter to save lives

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A University of Canterbury student is developing 3D-printed water filters with potential to improve water quality in developing countries.

Canterbury student designs new 3D-printed water filter to save lives

A University of Canterbury student is developing 3D-printed water filters with potential to improve water quality in developing countries.

UC Master of Engineering student Benjamin Houlton is researching how filters can be 3D-printed to remove trace metals from wastewater streams and other polluted waterways.

“Further down the track the filters could be used in developing countries like Cambodia where there are high levels of arsenic in river water,” he says.

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