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roof water harvesting

harvests rain water from roof top into pocket/pool of water underground in saline aquifer, useful in areas having water stress due to high water salinity which could cause water borne diseases.

Submitted by (@adeolusegun99)

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TAPPING SPRING WATER VIZ A VIZ TREATMENT OF WATER

ABSTRACT. My idea involves tapping of spring water at catchment zones,storing at constructed underground storage systems and delivering as reticulated water via pipes as opposed to the conventional means of treating water at the third or fourth river stages. BACKGROUND OF INFORMATION. Less than 3% of planet water exists as fresh water and not all of it is accessible for consumption.almost all of available fresh water ...more »

Submitted by (@paulmukabi)

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South Sudan Well Projects

The Need for Clean Water in the Republic of South Sudan, East Africa. Like much of the world, South Sudan is facing a grave water crisis. Throughout the country there are few clean water sources and most of the population has no other option than to drink water contaminated with parasites and disease-causing bacteria. Children are the most at risk for waterborne illnesses. In South Sudan one in four children die before ...more »

Submitted by (@jamesruach)

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Mineral water

Most of parts in Africa are facing challenges when it comes to ground water.Despite their efforts of drilling boreholes, their dreams of getting clean water are not achieved. This is because most of the water contains minerals preventing them from drinking and even using in irrigation projects. I am proposing that such people should be assisted in treating this water so that they can proceed with their projects. I am ...more »

Submitted by (@chemobo13)

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The Creation of a DIY Manual For the Extraction of Water

Throughout most of the Western world, the generalization that underdeveloped countries lack access to water is unanimously understood. In response, multiple governmental and nongovernmental organizations have taken on the feat of permanently eliminating this issue. The issue being that water is currently obtained in most villages by an individual tossing a container into a deep hole, and pulling out the collected water. ...more »

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Mobile solar desalination unit for rural area saline groundwater

The units will be mounted on an ox drawn trailer to serve large rural communities.The units would be solar powered consisting of a hybrid of multistage flash distillation and a reverse osmosis membrane. At every water source, base units will be installed consisting of a raw water tank and a treated water tank. The trailer will serve the various sources by connecting to the the raw water tank using flexible PVC pipe the ...more »

Submitted by (@mpwahaisa)

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Use Hydra-Drill and Track-Mounted Rigs Technology

I live in small town called Karatu in Arusha, Tanzania. Many villages in my area have no access to free water a problem which caused a large number of primary students not to attend school. Families spend 3 to 5 hours to fetch water very far from their residences. There many stories children were raped because they walked very far to fetch water alone. Also there danger wild animals like hyena can attack the children ...more »

Submitted by (@albayda90)

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Merry-go-round that pumps water as kids play on it

PlayPumps are placed over boreholes in rural areas and as the kids play on it, clean drinking water is pumped into a storage tank for immediate use or to be drawn off later. This encourages the kids to go to school, fewer cases of water born diseases, and there is clean water to drink, cook with, wash hands and clean classrooms. Also many schools, because they have reliable water start vegetable gardens, meaning a healthy ...more »

Submitted by (@sandra.hayes)

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Pumping underground water using solar.

where i stay we have alot of sunshine all year round but grappled with a problem of accessing clean water. But research has shown that we have alot of water underground water. The only problem is of how to access it but the means are available in todays developed world. what is needed is drilling it from the ground and pumping it out of the ground using a solar water pump. some filters and storage facilities with a capacity ...more »

Submitted by (@nambulaandrewjackson)

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STOP WASTAGE

we can save a lot of water especially in Ghana if we are able to stop the wastage from the point of production to the final consumer. It is believed that million of gallons of pipe borne water go waste before getting to the final consumer. I suggest that: 1. there should be a designated telephone number for citizens to call when there is any issue related to water 2. there should a rapid respond to calls made to the water ...more »

Submitted by (@hanselemmanuelnanakwaw)

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Motorcycle-powered pump

Motorcycles have proven to be a reliable form of transport, especially in the rural areas, but now there is another reason why every farmer should invest in one — it can be used to pump water. A group of youths have developed a pump that can be powered by a motorcycle engine instead of the traditional diesel engine, which can pump a total of between 22,000 to 40,000 litres of water per hour and consumes 0.2 litres of ...more »

Submitted by (@porrellodibikogambino)

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WATER STORAGE PITS TO HARVEST AND CONSERVE WATER FOR RURAL HOUSE

The large 9ft x 9ft x 6ft deep water storage pit. The tank is waterproofed inside with polythene sheet and collects filtered runoff water from the compound and roofs. Moringa seeds help to clear and clean the water. The tanks are covered to minimize evaporation, avoid providing a mosquito breeding area and improve safety. The pit is accessed by a trap door which can be locked for safety and security. This water can help ...more »

Submitted by (@namuliagnes)

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