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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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Clean water

Every day millions of people in Africa, usually women and girls, walk miles to have access to any water at all. The length of time it takes to collect the little water they can get means that they do not have time to do anything else during the day. Children do not get the chance to have an education simply because they are too busy collecting water. To make matters worse, the only water they have access to is from streams ...more »

Submitted by (@shaheezakarmali)

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Public Private Partnerships in Water Treatment Plants

Most local authorities in Africa are overwhelmed by improving water supply. Public Private Partnerships in water treatment plants will lift the burden on local authorities by assisting on supplying chemicals and rehabilitation of the plants. The major benefit of the partnership is to improve financial resources in water treatment.

Submitted by (@cmazonde)

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3 in 1 home solution for collecting and purifying water

An apparatus that can be used to to the following

1. Solar water distillation

2. Rain water harvest

3. Solar Still, Transpiration/evaporation harvest

 

A simple and affordable way to collect and purify water for homes in rural areas

Submitted by (@janiceandwayne)

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Jibu

Jibu will equip entrepreneurs to launch their own, profitable water treatment and packaging businesses by providing and financing a full business start up package and step by step business plan. Pulling water from any source, entrepreneurs will be able to produce and package quality drinking water in re-usable, UNBS-certified bottles.

Submitted by (@galenwelsch)

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It exists already.

If the already existing measures are used to obtained clean and safe water in some parts of Africa,my country Botswana included, then i believe that those same measures should be used to provide water all across Africa. These measures include purification, sanitation and filtration . Since these measures have been tried and tested they have been in use for so many years and still continue to provide us with clean water. ...more »

Submitted by (@andreannes.gasebalwe)

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Provision of Clean Water and Public Toilet and Sanitation system

Needs Assessment: The town of Akropong has a population of about 50,000 people and is rich in culture and tradition. The town sits on a steep ridge in the Eastern Region of Ghana, about 34 miles from Ghana’s capital, Accra. The town’s major problem is the lack of portable clean water supply and support from the government has for the most part been lacking or given a very low priority. Through collaborative efforts of ...more »

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Myro Water Solution

BACKGROUND The city of Lagos has a population of 19 million people and is the Nigeria’s commercial hub. Lagos is Nigeria’s economic and financial capital at a time when the nation is becoming a major player in the world market. With rapidly expanding industry, an influx of Nigeria’s rural population is relocating to Lagos to find work and support the expanding economy. This influx of labor, in combination with high housing ...more »

Submitted by (@michaeliyanro)

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Emergency homemade filter.

The plastic bottle makes yet another appearance as a water treatment device, this time as a simple filter that can remove sediment and even disease-causing microbes. Simply cut the bottom from the bottle, fill it with layers of gravel, sand cloth and charcoal, filter the water through it and hope for the best.

Submitted by (@oseiagyare18)

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clean water for africa

Children crying everywhere hunger diseases and death being the toll of the day in many african countries.This is not because there isnt enough water in africa noo rather its because we dont have enough resources to set up water reserves.And the little water that we have in africa we are polluting it be it by industries or even the population at large.I believe in an africa where we dont talk about water problems anymore.I ...more »

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Water Distribution designs using Google Earth programme

Using Google Earth to design water projects in institutions, community water projects...the attached documents are the good examples water projects designed using google earth...One has reticulated water infrastructure with a fluoride filter designed using graded bones from animals .

Submitted by (@brucenixx)

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