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 »

Submitted by (@sharonamoadjei)

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60 votes

Filtration

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 »

Submitted by (@joseph)

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9 votes

Other

WE CAN PROVIDE CLEAN AND SAFE WATER TO AFRICA

Every day in rural communities and poor urban centers throughout sub-Saharan Africa, hundreds of millions of people suffer from a lack of access to clean, safe water. Women and girls especially bear the burden of walking miles at a time to gather water from streams and ponds - full of water-borne disease that is making them and their families sick. The only solution to this is to dig wells,which contain clean waters,construct ...more »

Submitted by (@ssalimuzafaru)

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9 votes

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 »

Submitted by (@forkomd)

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7 votes

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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6 votes

Purification

BIO SAND WATER FILTER FOR AFRICA

I have made a lot of research as concerns clean water solution. There are a lot of solutions to providing clean water to the community but since most of these communities are poor it is always difficult to install the clean water systems or maintain them. A bio-sand water filter is a simple technology which is well suited for developing countries where other clean water systems are not available. These systems cost approximately ...more »

Submitted by (@forkomd)

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6 votes

Groundwater

Protective and filtration water catchment points

I grew up in a hilly village in the South West Region of Cameroon called M’mockmbie and my village used to have some junction water taps built by “SCAN WATER”. These junction public taps stopped flowing about 15 to 17 years ago and since then, it has been very difficult for the people of my community to have access to good drinking water since then and they rely now mostly on unpurified water that runs through the slopes ...more »

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6 votes

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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5 votes

Sanitation

RAIN WATER MANAGEMENT

In the world, water is the most vital instrument that leads people to lead a healthy and happy live. There is water everywhere. But not all water is good or clean. Clean water if the most kind of water everyone is longing to have and use daily. Many people lack clean and portable water which is mostly used for drinking,cooking,bathing and washing. My concern is on prepping on the idea of finding ...more »

Submitted by (@forkomd)

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4 votes

Filtration

Chris Hughes

Many areas in Africa have seasonal rainfall the simple construction of Dams , using clay from termitè mounds , these are found in most places , any seasonal streams can be ďamed using simple farm tools, a channel is thèn ďug , a perforated plastic pipe installed , covered with gravel 15 centimetres , toped with clay .The result çheap construction , clean water !

Submitted by (@chrishughes)

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3 votes

Filtration

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 »

Submitted by (@mariabesteman)

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2 votes

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 »

Submitted by (@sandilemtetwa)

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2 votes