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AVAILING LIFESTRAWS AT A FREE COST

The Lifestraw is a small cigar-shaped tube packed with some truly innovative engineering. This clever design purifies water from potential pathogens like typhoid, cholera, dysentery and diarrhea – all before they reach your lips. The Lifestraw is an inexpensive way to deliver potable water to those in need, and it is considered an icon of humanitarian product design – it was included in Cooper Hewitt’s Design for the ...more »

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The watershop opportunity

It is part of something I came accross which i think is a brilliant idea. Pls see below A Socially Responsible, Environmentally Sound and Economically Profitable Business Model . Today, more than 1.1 billion people worldwide do not have access to clean drinking water. Mainly poor people living in remote communities in developing countries suffer from contaminated water. In order to achieve the UN Millenium development ...more »

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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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Integrated Biosand Filter and UV Water Disinfection System

Integrated Biosand and UV water Disinfection System is a water disinfection technique to be applied at the household level with a very great potential to reduce water-borne diseases such as diarrhea ,typhoid and Cholera to the users .This was a University project that we designed and fabricated .It was done at a budget of about 180USD .This could treat about 53.1 litres of water in total filtration time of about 3hrs ...more »

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some ways of low cost

Bamboo charcoal In this spin on the charcoal filter, a team of E4C members in Bangalore propose a filter made of locally available materials including charred bamboo, gravel and natural adsorbents. "The process we propose is indigenous, eco-friendly, low cost and entails minimum maintenance," the team writes in their workspace. They estimate that their filter can handle 30 liters of water per hour, and it would be affordable ...more »

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low cost ways to treat water

Everything-but-the-sink portable filter This portable filter design proposed in response to a call for better water filtration at taps in India uses chlorine, silver beads, activated charcoal and sand. Honeybee Network posed the original problem and an E4C member posted this solution. It includes a detailed guide to the specifications, materials and construction of a portable filter built from everything but the kitchen ...more »

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some low cost ways to treat water

Slow sand filtration Slow sand filtration has the advantage of working on an entire community's water source, not just individual households. Practical Action put together a technical manual for slow sand filtration systems, a complete guide to their construction and maintenance. Follow the link above to see the manual. A slow sand filtration system is a combination of several parts: water storage tanks, an aerator, ...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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Simple, affordable and available Tulip water filters

Basic Water Needs (BWN) make safe drinking water simple, affordable and available to people in all income groups, including the BoP. BWN develops, produces and distributes Tulip water filters. Tulip water filters are designed in such a way that they are easy-to-use and low-cost, while producing up to 7000 liters of safe drinking water. BWN also invests in making these products available by setting up a network of sales ...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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