UBC researchers say 3D printed water testing sensor can reduce risk of unsafe drinking water

UBC researchers say 3D printed water testing sensor can reduce risk of unsafe drinking water

A research team from the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus has developed a 3D printed quality sensor device that is capable of monitoring drinking water. The small device, which gives feedback in real time, was designed to reduce the risk of waterborne illnesses, such as E. coli infections. Professor Mina Hoorfar, Director UBC Okanagan School of Engineering (Image: UBC Okanagan) The project, which is being led by Professor Mina Hoorfar, the director of UBC’s School of Engineering, offers a low-cost and reliable way to test drinking water. As Hoorfar explained, the 3D printed device is built to operate […]

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