Category: Solar

SODIS Water Station

The SODIS method has been proven to be a simple and low cost method of purifying bacterial contaminated water in rural areas. My proposal here is to up-scale and streamline the SODIS method in the form of large water stations positioned at central locations within the communities. The entire system consists of the following 4 main points: 1. WATER COLLECT POINT: a floating weir is positioned in the lake or river where ...more »

Submitted by (@henrytownsend)

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Category: Purification

PUMP UNDER WATER FILTERS

In most parts of Africa there are no installed portable water systems. In a case of emergency or in these remote areas where instalaton of a water plant is difficult, because of technical limitations, surface water filtration systems are a viable option. The LifeStraw® Personal, for example, is a portable water filter which can be carried for easy access to safe and clean drinking water. This water filtration system ...more »

Submitted by (@forkomd)

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