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UV Waterworks

Clean drinking water is a basic human need. Using filters and sunlight, this solution provides clean drinking water, employment, and economic opportunity for rural developing communities. Using off-the-shelf filtration and UV-light disinfection, UV Waterworks provides clean drinking water for more than 5 million people in parts of Africa and Asia. The system can provide a decade of healthy drinking water at less than $10 per person, and exceed WHO standards for quality. The solution is a modular system comprising a range of filtration, osmosis, and UV filtration technologies. The system is maintained locally, and monitored in real-time for quality control by UV Waterworks.
Award Categories:
Environment
Award Year:
2011

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