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Mini water project at affordable cost

Long lasting water project can be built in communities for relatively small amount of money. Installation of borehole, that as a mini treatment plant, with a solar panel to generate power for pumping of water. As the water is pumping, it passes through the mini treatment plant before going to the storage tank for consumptions. This project is low cost effective with low maintenance cost. The water is treated and water ...more »

Submitted by (@ubleo2010)

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Parabolic Style Solar Cooker for cooking and boil drinking water for family.

Many places in Africa receive enough sunlight which is a good source of energy. The energy from the sun is clean and friend to the environments. I propose there should be introduced Parabolic style solar cooker in different villages. The point is once the villages are taught to make parabolic style solar cooker, which are able to reach much higher temperature up to 400 degrees of Fahrenheit, the families will now have ...more »

Submitted by (@albayda90)

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solar powered borehole coupled with an ultrafilrer

This method involves the construction of a borehole with a pump that uses solar energy to power it. The pumped water is plunged upwards into a reservoir tank after passing through four ultra filters which are installed near the tank. A small tap connected to a pipe coming from the tank is used for easy access of the water. The ultrafilters ensure removal of disease causing pathogens before the water enters the tank. this ...more »

Submitted by (@frdnamubiru7)

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6 votes

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Solar powered hand washing machine

A communal hand washing facility is defined in this project as a machine to be fabricated that can be stocked within emergency response scenarios,clinics,schools churches and so on.Hand washing has been an ongoing campaign for long especially after visiting toilets, before meals and any other purpose that necessitates hand washing of which failure to do it can lead diseases. In this project,a machine using cheap plastic ...more »

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solar as a tool for water purification.

My name is Adrine and i have good experience in the water business or sector and in my view (and if any one disagrees please give me a strong reason) there is no way Africa and for examplw Uganda in particular will ever meet the MDG goal 7c if we do not consider water purification using solar. We all know that electricity is still a chsllenge but we have the technology right infront of our eyes but we ignore it. well ...more »

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SOLAR STERILAZATION.

Solar sterilization If cost is a bigger concern than time or convenience, the cheapest way to treat water is to leave it in a plastic bottle in the sunlight. Leave clear bottles in the sun for a few hours and the UV radiation and heat kills the microbes that cause diarrhea and other waterborne illness. The Sodis (for solar disinfection) method was deployed in some parts of Haiti after the earthquake in 2010, and it is ...more »

Submitted by (@oseiagyare18)

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Ultraviolet Water Purifiers

The Africans water supplies are facing new threats; affordable, advanced technologies could make a difference for millions of people in Africa. Lack of clean water is responsible for more deaths in Africa than war. About 1 out of 6 people living today do not have adequate access to water, and more than double that number lack basic sanitation, for which water is needed. My idea is to suggest a technological ...more »

Submitted by (@nwachukwusampson)

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Carocell solar desalination / purification technology

CAROCELLâ„¢ Direct Solar Powered Desalination Technology is one of the most efficient and cost effective product of its kind in the world. The panel(s) system creates its own natural sun-powered water cycle to revitalize water to drinking water quality from any water source. This includes polluted, contaminated, industrial waste water, brackish ground water, saline aquifers and sea water. Pure clean drinking water from ...more »

Submitted by (@jacovanrensburg)

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Locally Manufactured solar water pumps, makerere University

Ugandans lack clean water for their domestic activities including agriculture, livestock, industries and others yet there is plenty of sources of water like springs, lakes, rivers and groundwater. The problem is not that there is no water, it is because people do not have ways of delivering water from sources to their point of use. So, the low cost irrigation project (Makerere University, CEDAT) manufactures solar water ...more »

Submitted by (@wangimario)

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5 votes

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Got a Smartphone?.....treat your water

This simple idea is based on the use of Ultra Violet light probe powered by your phone battery.

You will insert the probe cord in to the phone charging port just like you would do for charging.

Once the probe gives light........Just insert it into your glass of water for at least 10minutes.......then drink the water.....it was treated in the 10minutes and 99.9% of water borne pathogens are long dead!!!!

Submitted by (@ottokomabonny)

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SODIS Water Station

The SODIS method has been proven to be a simple and low cost method of purifying bacterial contaminated water in rural areas. My proposal here is to up-scale and streamline the SODIS method in the form of large water stations positioned at central locations within the communities. The entire system consists of the following 4 main points: 1. WATER COLLECT POINT: a floating weir is positioned in the lake or river where ...more »

Submitted by (@henrytownsend)

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Briefly How Solar Disinfection (SODIS) Works.

Exposure to sunlight has been shown to deactivate #diarrhea-causing organisms in polluted drinking water. 3 effects of solar radiation are believed to contribute to the inactivation of pathogenic organisms. #1. UV-A interferes directly with the metabolism and destroys cell structures of bacteria. #2. UV-A (wavelength 320-400mm) reacts with oxygen dissolved in the water and produces highly reactive forms of oxygen (oxygen ...more »

Submitted by (@mattderrick)

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