Safe drinking water is essential to good health. However, in resource-poor settings, water often comes from unsafe sources and carries deadly pathogens. The World Health Organization estimates that 1.8 million people die each year from diarrheal diseases, many of which are attributed to unsafe water. Safe drinking water is one of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals—by 2015, the United Nations hopes to decrease ...more »
Clean Water 4 Africa
As Enactus Midlands State University and in partnership with Future waters Bulawayo we designed a machine that uses carbon filtration process to purify water. it costs US$850. It consists of a manual hand pump to reduce costs, aqua shield filter and granular activated carbon filter. We are looking for means to avail and increase production of such machines and probably modification of having the machine at a large scale ...more »
Water supply will see a 40% increase in demand in the coming decade and the topic of increasing the supply is at the heart of the issue. Agriculture uses 70% of the world's water and the water problem can be solved by disciplined agricultural techniques such as reduction of over irrigation, use of drip irrigation, sprinklers, fertilizers, Genetically Modified crops. Usage of better irrigation techniques will also boost ...more »
Whatever the means (out of the varied means of getting water) employed in providing clean water and better sanitation in the African countries, the most important thing is education in ensuring the sustainability and maintenance of the structure. We propose an online educational community using mobile phones. This is imperative as a result of the population of mobile phones in the world, outnumbering the world’s population ...more »
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.
The scarcity of water resources in Egypt and Africa represents the most formidable challenge for the pursuit of our ambitions for development as the available per capita water share is dropping below the threshold of water poverty. One of the major directions that Egypt needs to pursue is to work on developing additional resources, such as desalination of seawater and brackish groundwater. Because desalination of seawater ...more »
The basic idea for our idea is the engineering design,implementation, operation and maintenance for a low cost compact unit UF- water purifying and disinfecting plant. Our target is the availability of low cost clean water for all bottom of the pyramids customers. Our product is clean water in every poor village. Our idea is based on the utilization of renewable source of energy for UF filtration system for purifying ...more »
PURE WATER FOR GOOD HEALTH
WATER TREATMENT PLANT
This project uses traditional cost effective and scientifically proven method and it can touch a number of lives within a short space of time provide the market and marketing/awareness is promoted vigorously. It is a fast growing and efficient project that can be effected to all rural areas of Limpopo and South Africa at large to address the backlog of municipalities in providing and purifying water for citizen consumption. ...more »
Huye district in the Southern province of Rwanda, population greatly worry about water insufficiency and clean water. In many country around Africa like in Rwanda, a village(100house in the case of Rwanda but can be more according to the size of the Sector) use to have a common water source where population get water for every day’s activities and in most cases, water comes from hills and is collected on bottom of the ...more »
This link will take you to a site where a man has created a device that turns air into water. Although it is a very expensive system, I'm sure you have the technology and resources to improve this device and provide clean drinking water to Africa, and maybe the whole world.