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CREATE CLEAN WATER MOBILE PHONE APPLICATIONS

There is need to promote water related applications, we can create a team of innovators and task them to come up with cheap and easy water applications for example those that can take a picture of water and determine whether that water is clean or not. I think this will make it easy for the majority since most people already have smart phones and we can also find away to provide communary to those who do not have.

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Water4lyf

Water4lyf is currently a smart phone based application kit that assesses whether water is safe to drink or not with simply an image capture. By connecting your mobile phone to a 3d manufactured kit, the user is able to capture the image of the light passing through the water sample and gets results in real time without a network requirement. Why Water4lyf? The occurrence of unsafe water is a global crisis with its ...more »

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Rainwater harvesting for Rural Schools

Uganda has abundant rainfall in most parts of the country. It is therefore a viable method to improve access to water in schools. The model has been tried before but has been wrong on the choice of the type water tanks, as well as their size. Using locally available materials, we shall build large tanks (50,000-100,000l litres) to ensure reliable and sustainable supply. The model shall also see emphasis be given to ...more »

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LEGISLATION ON PURE AND HEALTHY WATER FOR ALL.

We are in a constitutional democracy. If we can get our Law Makers to legislate on making it compulsory for out governments to provide pure and healthy portable water for the citizens not only in budgets, but ensure that it is unlawful to do otherwise will go a long way in alleviating the situation. Such a law will encompass all the categories of purification, filtration, ground water, solar, sanitation and education. ...more »

Submitted by (@arcstanleybuba)

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Pure Water Tester Device or Cup

In africa today ,most drinkable water cannot be confirm for purity,this leads me to the question of what can be use to confirm pure water suitable for drinking.Pure water tester device or cup can be use to test water suitable for drinking. Design:can be a despensable cup compose of testing material for clean water. Test:common test for water are boiling point,melting point.But am talking about test for pure drinkable ...more »

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Environmentally friendly water transportation for rural areas

Developed countries are used to having a supply of fresh, clean water piped straight into their houses for their convenience. In some African countries, however, especially rural areas there isn't any provision for the supply of drinking water. Women and children take water from rivers or lakes and carry this back to their house, which is very labour-intensive. I'm not dealing with the supply of fresh, clean water here ...more »

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AWG (Green and Environmental Friendly)

AWG - Atmospheric Water generators generates water from atmospheric water. These machines can generate up to 45000 litres of water per day (Mostly at coastal regions), pending Relative Humidity (RH) and Temperature. Jhb Temperature and RH water generation will be in the vicinity of 20000lt per day per machine. Some of them can also vaporize waste water and recapture the steam for the cleanest drinking water. These machines ...more »

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Multitasking fuel efficient stove that cooks and sanitise water

Through his work with women’s groups in Kibera, Kawangware and Ruiru, STAMP director Kenneth Ndua observed that water borne diseases such as cholera and diarrhea are common due to people drinking contaminated water from shallow wells, and that women in the community spend a significant amount of their time caring for family and friends who are ill. Most people cannot afford the extra fuel needed to boil water and sanitize ...more »

Submitted by (@kenethndua)

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Natural Solutions

The use of natural approaches to treat water, like forest protection, since reforestation prevents runoff. Wetlands also serve as ecological filters, they intercept sediments, absorb and store excess nutrients and trap many water contaminants and pollutants, they can deal with nitrogen and phosphorus levels and reduce them altogether. Soil and water relationships to improve agricultural practices like the use of clay ...more »

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Revamped Soccer Field

Africa, with the most beautiful people in the world, is a soccer loving continent. Why not transform the old dusty soccer field into a modern rainwater recovery soccer stadium? The proposed concept and method statement: * dig parallel trenches on existing field to house subsoil drainage system. * place thin single HDPe waterproof membrane layer over entire field and install perforated pipes on top of layer in trenches. ...more »

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Water & Energy from waste

Organic wastes, such as food, paper, rice husk and others contain valuable organic materials. These materials include Cellulose, Hemi-cellulose and Lignin. They are fibers that can be broken down to Glucose by Bacteria such as Clostridium. By the use of bacteria, and proteins (ex: Hydrogenases), we can make use of the valuable organic wastes to produce huge amounts of electricity and water. Steps Details: 1. Organic ...more »

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UN CORRUPTED GOVERNMENT SERVICE DELIVERY & WATER PROJECTS FOLLOW-UP AND MONITORING PLAN

In Africa, governments spend millions of donor dollars on building infrastruct, that includs provision of clean water sources to its people. most unfortunately, 10% of those that are responsible (presidents, ministers, some organisations) to run these gazetted projects (water projects for example) deliver. almost 75% are corrupted and dont deliver to expectations yet use 55% of revenue and donor funds to benefit their ...more »

Submitted by (@mattderrick)

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