Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection

 
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Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection

Develop an indicator for Solar Water Disinfection
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Pre-prototype

Pre-prototype
A pre-prototype SODIS indicator is fixed to a PET bottle. A LED light indicates the dose of sunlight received so far. (view small | med | large | orig)

School kids in Tiquipaya

School kids in Tiquipaya
The children show their bottles with safe drinking water (view small | med | large | orig)

Safe drinking water

Safe drinking water
A girl is filling a plastic bottle to expose it in the sun. After six hours, the water will be safe for consumption. (view small | med | large | orig)

Health promoter in Potosi

Health promoter in Potosi
Health promoters like Dona Marta will benefit from the innovation as it will be easier to learn and teach the process of Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS). (view small | med | large | orig)

Schoo kids in Cochabamba

Schoo kids in Cochabamba
One SODIS indicator will be enough for a whole school in order to determine the moment when the water is safe for drinking. (view small | med | large | orig)

Couple in Totora

Couple in Totora
Safe drinking water not only is important for young children but for everyone - also the elderly. (view small | med | large | orig)

This SODIS indicator goes from red to yellow in 6h

This SODIS indicator goes from red to yellow in 6h
Photo from Progress Report 'Final Report' (view small | med | large | orig)

Setting up the radiometers for the experiments

Setting up the radiometers for the experiments
Photo from Progress Report 'Progress on the solar dose indicator' (view small | med | large | orig)

Color indicator changing from red (left) to yellow

Color indicator changing from red (left) to yellow
Photo from Progress Report 'Progress on the solar dose indicator' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Matthias Saladin

Executive Co-Director
Tiquipaya, Cochabamba Bolivia

Where is this project located?

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