Solvatten, the solar drinking water


Solvatten is a treatment system for water usable in a humanitarian context, designed to purify water and make it drinkable. Easy to use and transport, Solar water allows to treat 10 liters of water.

That the water Drinking water is a global issue is not a secret for anyone, let us remember in any case one figure: More than one billion people in the world do not have access to drinking water, as reported by the WHO. This lack of access to water is responsible for direct deaths or through diseases caused by the absence of this resource natural.

For this reason, many associations work so that the poblaciones have access to water, if only to reduce diarrhea, mortality Infant, and to have water clean and warm at the time of delivery, the hydration daily routine, hygiene and sterilization.

There are several methods to make water drinkable Water. Those who can boil it for everyday use. Problem: Increase emissions of greenhouse gas. 500 million people do this in a systematic way, accentuating every day the consequences of the deforestation.

La wood it is expensive to buy, and alternative methods are preferable. Another problem related to this method: many kitchens in Africa are not equipped with fireplaces and are closed. The consequences on health they are immediate (burns) or appear over time (lung diseases).

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