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Cheap Recycling Used Water to Reproduce Clean Water

Cheap Recycling Used Water to Reproduce Clean Water Problem statement: According to a 2007 World Health Organization report, 1.1 billion people lack access to an improved drinking water supply, 88 percent of the 4 billion annual cases of diarrheal disease are attributed to unsafe water and inadequate sanitation and hygiene, and 1.8 million people die from diarrheal diseases each year. The WHO estimates that 94 percent ...more »

Submitted by (@omatseye.clarke)

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BUILD PUBLIC COMMUNITY UNDERGROUND TANKS

Many communities cannot manage to build these tanks for themselves at home in order to access clean rain water, but if communities invest in building public tanks, this will make clean water access easy most especially in Africa where people still embrace the model of sharing services.

Submitted by (@khamutima2)

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Solving Water Problems In Africa

In order to get clean water in Africa we have to follow the following 1. We should construct wells at each villages, Wells should be distributed at different places accordingly and the area should be measured so that we can distributes many taps to nearby places. 2.Those wells should be built and proper designed accordingly to standard soil of the place.Surveying of the place should be done so that best area can be ...more »

Submitted by (@muhsiniseif)

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supplying water to all human kind.

supplying water to all human kind. reservoirs constructed on different parts of the land located hills which will make the water run free from the reservoirs to to the designated area. The reservoirs are connected to the pumps which use solar energy to pump water from the the pipes which have been drilled down the the ground, water is pumped from the ground to the reservoirs every week automatically. pipes are connected ...more »

Submitted by (@teecooper)

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BOREHOLE DRILLING AS A LONG LASTING SOLUTION.

imagine a world where people living in remote or deprived areas in Africa no longer need to depend on the government to provide them with water. imagine a world where villagers don't have to risk their lives to fetch water from a river. Drilling boreholes for deprived communities is a very possible long lasting solution to water problems. Borehole drilling serves a purpose of making ground water available for usage ...more »

Submitted by (@ilupejurogers)

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Prevention is better than cure.

Most important is to prevent the pollution of water. Water can get polluted in various ways. The most common culprits are leaking underground storage tanks, landfills and hazardous waste sites and improper deposit of sewages. Wastewater which is not treated properly at treatment facilities is also another source. There are two methods of cleaning water, chemically or by natural means. The water for drinking, bathing ...more »

Submitted by (@obiora)

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Rainwater Hill

Rain/Ground water recovery field situated on sloped area above the town, that consists of subsoil drainage perforated pipe system which is aligned with natural contours of hill, one basic water filtration plant and main water supply pipe network to community. Entire concept system based on gravity feed, no pumps or electricity utilised (please see attached pdf file for more info)

Submitted by (@henrytownsend)

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RainForUs

contruction of rain-water collection centres in villages to keep water for use in dry season. This would work best in a case where every small village has a rain-water collection point where water is collected and treated. such water can then be collected for use by members of the community in times of drought. The community members will then be responsible as a community to take care and clean around and the water collection ...more »

Submitted by (@kahoza120)

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Pollution of Groundwater.

If water is gotten Underground and it's dirty or smelly. All you have to do is just look for the source of pollution, either the pollution is caused by a sewage channel reaching the groundwater or by human activities such as Fertiliser, oil spillage, industrial wastes which contain harmful chemicals that might enter the groundwater through percolation or surface run off. These pollution can be avoided by preventing those ...more »

Submitted by (@obiora)

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My innovation of low friction low cost plastic and rubber pump

My innovation of low friction low cost plastic and rubber pump is a diaphragm that may be used for cleaner drawing of water from shallow wells at cheaper price to acquire

Submitted by (@absolommabachitoiliwafula)

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SUSTAINABLE WATER DELIVERY

Over the years many governments and NGO's installed boreholes with manual pumps all across Africa but never maintained or trained anybody to fix these mechanical pumps. Through visiting areas in Northern Mozambique we found that up to 75% of these clean water sources weren't functioning anymore. in 2008 we launched an initiative that has provided clean safe drinking water for nearly 250 000 people. We have been able ...more »

Submitted by (@jacovanrensburg)

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Community Well Program

what is a a necessity and therefore its availability is great to the people around it. This is why a community should be divided into reasonable range storage center where storage tanks are installed and supplied to the segmented community for proper management and monitoring. The well will have a central treatment area and shared to the other segmented and that it should be available at the door step of the community. ...more »

Submitted by (@laurensquajokumikekeli)

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