Environmental Uses

garden-thumb-001Bentonite’s adsorption and absorption properties are very useful for wastewater purification and as a sealing material in the construction and rehabilitation of landfills to ensure protection of groundwater.

As an absorbent bentonite neutralises uric acid, ammonia and associated noxious/odiferous compounds.

Watheroo Bentonite’s have the ability to take up almost 9 times more copper than other Australian bentonites and when modified a surface area of more than 400m2 per gram can be exposed; with these characteristics Watheroo Bentonite has the ability to absorb heavy metals and organic materials ie.. PCB’s, Phenols etc