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Chlorinated filtration fabric and cotton cloth (CFFCC)

water sourced locally contains dust particles and other free radical elements similar to iron oxide of rusted galvanized pipe use to deliver pip born water and storage tanks. The use of chlorine to treat water as a halogen element is to kill pathogens like bacteria and micro organism in the water. Chlorinated filtration cotton fabric/water purification cotton chlorinated cloth used to filter water fetched from,rain ...more »

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some low cost ways to treat water

Bone char filtration Not all filters remove heavy metals or other toxins from the water, but crushed and charred animal bone can. And in areas where they occur in the water, removing them is a good idea. Chronic arsenic exposure, for example, can cause skin cancer, bladder, kidney and lung cancers, gangrene and possibly diabetes, high blood pressure and reproductive disorders. Uranium in the drinking water is linked ...more »

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Some low cost ways to treat water

Having money helps, but clean water doesn't have to be expensive. Celebrities like Bill Gates, Matt Damon and, a celebrity to us, Ned Breslin, to name a few, have helped clean rivers, dig wells and install pumps, pipes and other hardware to deliver clean water. Their time and money are well spent because the problem is huge. As we've reported before, as many as 1.8 million people die each year from diarrhea linked to ...more »

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ECONOMICAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN

The sustainable approach The plants produce safe drinking water with turnkey design, construction, operation, training, and transfer costs of $20 to $30 per person served and incremental operating costs of $2-$4 per person per year. The WTP technology is uniquely capable of producing high quality drinking water from turbid surface waters without using electricity. The facilities use gravity powered chemical dosing, ...more »

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FICCARIA BIO SAND CONTAINER

The Bio Sand Water Filter is a convenient in – home system that provides an average family of 8 – 10 persons in deprived communities with enough safe water daily for all their drinking, cooking and washing needs.Details of the device includes, diffuser plate, Biological layer, filtration sand, separation gravel, under drain gravel, standpipe with two filters,water level mark and the top cover of the device.Underdrain ...more »

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Using Compressed Carbon Filters

We must admit that there those cases where the water is available but the people still don't find it useful. This is either due to pollution,contamination or the fact that the water has bad odor or even has harmful micro-organisms that cause diseases. This is also lack of water. To solve this we can try to turn the available dirty water into clean drinkable water by filtration. In as much as there are many methods to ...more »

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HydrAid Biosand Water Filter

Slow Sand Filtration (SSF) technology has been used to treat the drinking water of many European and American cities over the last 200 years. Introduction of slow sand filtration to American cities in the early 20th century was the primary factor responsible for the massive declines in infant mortality and waterborne disease. The HydrAid Biosand Water Filter is the inspiration that is the solution. Performance, life saving ...more »

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PERFECT WATER TREATMENT BY REVERSE OSMOSIS

Reverse osmosis produces one of the purest methods of water filtration, removing up to 99% of all contaminants from water. Water passes through a series of filters including an activated carbon filter for the removal of chlorine. After which the water passes through a semi permeable membrane that has the ability to remove and reject a wide spectrum of impurities, bacteria and contaminants from the water, producing ultra ...more »

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Water filtration using a converted washing machine

I've found a way to filter pond water using a converted washing machine. It is highly effective and easier to use than other systems For the past three years I have concentrated my time on improving a more enhanced filtration systemfor koi ponds, and water gardens. Other current systems prove to be time consuming, complicated, and inefficient. This system is safe and simple to operate, and completes the nitrogen cycle ...more »

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Rain Purifying System and Filtration

Rain Purifying System Rainwater can be very tasteful for drinking when in its pure state.Current rain water collector through roofing sheets are contaminated by dust , animal feces, dead insects, engine oil, car exhaust, lead paint and other substances can make drinking it a health hazard. Rain water can be purify using my local technique for purification.Its actually design in an electronic control system at the collector ...more »

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Do it Yourself Sand Filter

While we’d love to provide the most advanced totally pure water supply for Africa, maybe one approach is to make a significant difference first with a simpler, mechanical method using locally available materials. The earliest means of purifying water that I’ve read about were sand filters, dating back to 1804 in England.* Is it possible to teach people in Africa to build their own sand filters, using discarded soda ...more »

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