Swedish Solar Water Purifier Offers Clean Water to 1/6 of World Population Lacking It

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    Swedish Solar Water Purifier Offers Clean Water to 1/6 of World Population Lacking It

    September 6, 2012 By Andrew Leave a Comment

    Swedish Solar Water Purifier Offers Clean Water to 1/6 of World Population Lacking It - CleanTechnica
     
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    Nice piece of simple engineering.. Only weakness is the filter and it's replacements.

    Would be even BETTER to use REAL Solar power to distill water in large community sized volumes. No filters required and potentially larger volumes...
     
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    Solar powered water purifier...
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    US scientists test tiny water purifier powered by light
    Friday 9th September, 2016 - US scientists say they have invented a tiny water purifying device, which is about the size of a person's fingertip and harnesses light to kill harmful bacteria.
     
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    Scale problem there. Also cost. But, yes, in large cooperative communities, a better solution.
     

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