$ 40,000 awarded to Cheap Solar Powered Water Disinfection Idea

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University of Washington students have successfully created a system that utilizes solar energy that use inexpensive set-up and simple components to examine the feasibility of water that safe and ready to drink. Students' work also have received $ 40,000 awards.

Solar disinfection of water is utilize the sun's rays to disinfect water as the primary ways to minimize water-borne infections. This simple new way is to complement in knowing when the water is safe and ready to drink. The device will be very useful for use in poor areas and it could be retailed only for $3.40.

The system using a keychain that blink in response to light. The device will resemble like a solar calculator that will be on duty to monitor how much light passes through a water bottle and how many particles that block the light. When enough particles are removed, the sensor indicates that water is now safe to drink.

We hope that more solar energy utilization will continue to be created simply to be utilized by all people of all classes in the world.

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llew_day said...

This seams an impressive device. How long does it take to purify the water. When will it be available for sale. Llew

KTSI said...

Hey that's really cool, is there anyway to purchase one or at least see one? I live in the area.

Kurt.....

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