PotaVida's Solar Water Purifier consists of a 10 liter hydration bag with an electronic dosage indicator that shows when the water is safe to drink and records usage data. PotaVida's technology uses the process of solar disinfection (SODIS) to reduce the cost of water treatment and eliminate the need for replacing filters and chemicals.
To use, fill the bag with water, place it in the sun, push a button and wait for the indicator's green LED light to show that the water is safe to drink. Each batch of water is ready in as little as two hours in sunny conditions, or up to two days during the rainy season. Potavida's product has a shelf life of five years and design lifetime of one year.
The Solar Water Purifier treats drinking water using solar disinfection (SODIS). SODIS is a process that uses the UV in sunlight to inactivate pathogens in water, including bacteria, viruses and protozoa. SODIS is a highly effective process that is recommended by the World Health Organization. The PotaVida Solar Water Purifier green light indicator addresses the question of whether or not water has been exposed to sunlight long enough for it to be disinfected.
Publicly available: yes
Countries where available: Worldwide
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