De­vice de­tects un­safe wa­ter

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - NEWS -

Bri­tish en­gi­neers have de­signed a low-cost de­vice which will help pro­tect vul­ner­a­ble com­mu­ni­ties in Colom­bia from un­safe wa­ter. The coun­try is the third most mer­cury-con­tam­i­nated coun­try in the world, largely due to in­tense il­le­gal me­tal min­ing. The new de­vice mea­sures chem­i­cals in the wa­ter.

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