Category: Filtration

Use of a clay-polymer nanocomposite for water filtration

This is a project I am currently working on for my Chemistry Honours degree. Using a clay-polymer nanocomposite for water filtration. It is well known that clay is a very abundant material especially in Africa, and it is also very cheap commercially.In comparison to activated carbon, clay is actually 20 times cheaper. Naturally clays are non-toxic and have very good adsorbent properties because of their already existing ...more »

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Category: Solar

Safedrop

The pain and sufferings of 345 million in Africa and 743 in world has kicked off us to gear up latent humanity to start-up the social development project to bring back and sustain the smiling face of affected people. Safedrop is an innovative & Eco-friendly partnership enterprise that delivers Solar Water Pasteurizer to ensure safe drinking water from surface water replacing the contaminated water at affordable rate which ...more »

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Category: Purification

1 rand a week is equals to clean water for 5years

Starting a campaign on raising funds for the future purification of water of our children. We can start a campaign targeted to each and everyone who knows the importance of water to donate 1 rand a week towards purifying water. From all the million people in the world if everyone can donates 1rand a week then we can have enough funds set aside to maintain pure water for each and everyone not in access to clean water

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Category: Filtration

super cheap natural and very easy method of filtering water

Despite few privilege persons in South Africa, who are able to spend on clean water others does not enjoy the right of clean water . Simply because ‘ they do not have access to a cheap, easy, method of filtering water .’ What I suggest, is a virtually, zero cost practical method which could use to filter water and purify it. Historically Boiling water is considered as the cheap, low cost, and practical method of cleaning ...more »

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Category: Sanitation

Circulation Shower

We propose a circulation shower that saves 90% on water and energy. Families can shower endlessly with only a bucket of water. Our idea is to make an Africa-proof version of the circulation shower - a proven concept. This idea has already been deployed in the Netherlands and is ready to be deployed quickly on a large scale. By making circulation showers available to all families, schools and other public institutions, ...more »

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Category: Solar

Carocell solar desalination / purification technology

CAROCELL™ Direct Solar Powered Desalination Technology is one of the most efficient and cost effective product of its kind in the world. The panel(s) system creates its own natural sun-powered water cycle to revitalize water to drinking water quality from any water source. This includes polluted, contaminated, industrial waste water, brackish ground water, saline aquifers and sea water. Pure clean drinking water from ...more »

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Category: Purification

How To Make A Water Purifier For All By All

Everyone is capable of learning any skill. The skill of providing clean water through purification is one that every one can learn easily.Constructing a quality water filter that can last you for years is simpler and cheaper than most water purification methods. Don’t spend hundreds on a pre-made filter system; follow this guide to make one yourself. This is a method i wish to use in my start up on providing purified ...more »

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Category: Purification

Desalination

Desalination is extracting the salt from seawater. Desalination is not a new idea and is already used in many regions, particularly in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia alone accounts for about a tenth of global desalination. Israel uses desalination technology to provide about a fourth of its domestic water needs. Modern desalination plants employ a method called reverse osmosis, which uses a membrane to separate the salt. ...more »

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Category: Purification

Wedu Water: For Healthy Being

Fun Fact Wedu is Shona for "OUR" Introduction into the project Wedu Water project seeks to solve three problems at once. These problems are (in no particular order); - Access to clean water is a challenge especially for people based in rural Africa, more specifically in rural Zimbabwe - In rural areas women tend to drop out of school because of poverty and social factors which means they cannot get jobs or become ...more »

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Category: Filtration

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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