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Table 1 Turbidity and pH of two water samples (Angereb and Shinta rivers) treated with Moringa oleifera and aluminum sulfate after 1 h settling time

From: Water purification and antibacterial efficacy of Moringa oleifera Lam

Treatments Water source Treatment (g/L) pH Turbidity (NTU)
Mean reduction ± SD % reduction Mean reduction (NTU) ± SD % reduction
Moringa oleifera seed powder Angereb Control 6.70 ± 0.00 0 129.00 ± 0.00 0
0.016 6.43 ± 0.45 4.03 16.80 ± 0.10 86.98
0.032 6.60 ± 0.43 1.49 33.56 ± 1.00 73.98
0.048 6.53 ± 0.57 2.54 31.33 ± 0.47 75.71
0.064 6.70 ± 0.00 0 29.06 ± 0.56 77.47
0.08 6.90 ± 0.10 -2.99 34.66 ± 2.38 73.13
Shinta Control 7.20 ± 0.00 0 208.30 ± 0.00 0
0.016 7.30 ± 0.10 5 33.66 ± 0.80 83.84
0.032 6.86 ± 0.57 4.72 43.20 ± 1.24 79.26
0.048 7.03 ± 0.15 2.36 48.60 ± 0.43 76.67
0.064 6.90 ± 0.00 4.17 44.80 ± 0.88 78.49
0.08 7.23 ± 0.15 -0.42 42.50 ± 0.84 79.60
Aluminum sulfate Angereb Control 6.70 ± 0.00 0 129.00 ± 0.00 0
0.016 4.40 ± 0.20 34.33 2.10 ± 0.10 98.37
0.032 4.10 ± 0.10 38.81 2.50 ± 0.10 98.06
0.048 4.00 ± 0.20 40.30 2.66 ± 0.057 97.94
0.064 3.76 ± 0.05 43.88 3.60 ± 0.00 97.20
0.08 3.93 ± 0.05 41.34 2.90 ± 0.10 97.75
Shinta Control 7.20 ± 0.00 0 208.30 ± 0.00 0
0.016 4.46 ± 0.05 38.06 1.86 ± 0.057 99.11
0.032 4.83 ± 0.05 32.92 2.20 ± 0.20 98.94
0.048 4.23 ± 0.25 41.25 2.36 ± 0.05 98.87
0.064 3.66 ± 0.15 49.17 2.26 ± 0.15 98.92
0.08 3.93 ± 0.15 45.42 2.86 ± 0.57 98.63