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This publication describes a study that investigated the use of algal biochar for the removal of chromium from water. The researchers explored the efficacy of different concentrations and time intervals, and studied the mechanisms of adsorption. The Langmuir isotherm model was used to describe the adsorption process, and the results showed that algal biochar can be an effective adsorbent for chromium removal. This research can have implications for the development of sustainable and cost-effective methods for the treatment of water contaminated with heavy metals.

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This research is unique and timely because it focuses on the development of an eco-friendly, low-cost adsorbent for the removal of chromium from water. At a time when the world is becoming increasingly aware of the need for sustainable and environmentally-friendly solutions, this study provides valuable insights into the potential use of algal biochar as an alternative to traditional methods. The research can assist policymakers, environmental engineers, and water treatment managers in their efforts to design cost-effective and sustainable ways to treat water contaminated with heavy metals. This work has implications for a wide range of scientific fields, including water treatment, environmental science, and sustainability.

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This page is a summary of: Algal-derived biochar as an efficient adsorbent for removal of Cr (VI) in textile industry wastewater: Non-linear isotherm, kinetics and ANN studies, Chemosphere, March 2023, Elsevier,
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.137826.
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