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The deployment of MMP units in Darfur Refugee Camps has brought  clean water and power to ...

Recently we reported on Marines and their deployment of GREENS solar-power for technological devices on the battlefield. World Water and Solar Technologies (WWST) has also placed solar-powered water purification units throughout the world including war-torn Darfur, Sudan. Working with the Humanitarian International Services Group (HISG), two high-volume Mobile Max Pure (MMP) water filters have been installed that use the sun for their power. Placed in a carefully selected location where it could do the most good, each unit can generate up to 3.5kW of solar electric power and provide 30,000 gallons of clean drinking water for the many thousands of displaced civilians.  Read More

Thirst Aid – on-the-fly water purification

Pure Hydration’s Thirst Aid makes a lot of sense. If you’re ever inclined to go adventuring, particularly where the water is dodgy or outright dangerous, the robust pouch is light and does the job on the spot – just pour in the dirty water, wait a while, and then squeeze out the clean water. Good for 300 liters.  Read More

The ingenious Aquaduct Mobile Filtration Vehicle

April 9, 2008 A staggering 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water, with an estimated 5,000 children per day dying from water-related diseases. In response to this global crisis, a group of inventors from the US developed the innovative and highly commendable Aquaduct Mobile Filtration Vehicle - a tricycle which uses pedal power to both transport and filter clean drinking water.  Read More

Sharp's new air purifiers combine purification and humidification

Sharp has released two new air-purifiers that combine three technologies to quietly and efficiently clean and refresh air in the home. The KC-C100U and KC-C150U use a triple filtration system, Sharp’s Plasmacluster technology and a humidification function to trap dust and pollen, decrease odors, and freshen and humidify the air.  Read More

Katadyn Vario Water Filter

December 10, 2007 The Vario from Swiss water purification specialists Katadyn provides a versatile solution to the age old problem of avoiding stomach bugs while on the trail. Capable of producing up to two liters of filtered water per minute, the Vario gives the user a choice between two or three different filtration stages - one for when speed is required and and a second for extending cartridge life.  Read More

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