we can build big dams and drill wells with sustainable rain catchment/sand filtration system that runs and is controlled by solar powered equipment that can purify and pump out gallons of water to the needy.
Poor water conditions are one of the biggest challenges in Uganda, like any other developing country with nearby 2 million children dying from water related diseases every year. The project will promotes water harvesting and solar water purification to provide safe drinking water to schools in Uganda. It will reduce on water related diseases mainly typhoid and diarrhea among the school children due to drinking dirty ...more »
This simple technique requires only a few plastic bottles and sunlight. Firstly, collect several bottles (0.3 to 2.0 litre) made of clear plastic, remove all labels and wash them thoroughly. Fill the bottles with water of low turbidity and shake for about 20 seconds to aerate the water. Expose the bottles to the sun by placing them on a roof or rack for at least six hours (if sunny) or two days (if cloudy) . The water ...more »
6. Solar: How can we leverage the power of the sun to purify water?
We can use solar water heaters.
install solar powered pumps for a community of around 1500 househods drawing the water either from underground or from a nearby dam.