AguaClara a Recipient of the 2012/2013 EPA P3 Grant
Cornell's AguaClara team received a $15K grant to improve its water filtration process for sustainable drinking water infrastructure...comments share
by Shirley Qian
AguaClara is an engineering team at Cornell that designs sustainable water treatment systems for communities that may not be able to afford a conventional water treatment system. The AguaClara water treatment systems are powered by gravity, thereby needing no electricity, and are scalable to fit the needs of specific communities.
The team has already built water treatment plants in eight communities in Honduras, and the plants deliver water quality that exceeds the World Health Organization health guidelines. During this winter break, an AguaClara team will be visiting Honduras again to check the conditions of existing plants to perform needed maintenance. The team will also be meeting with new communities that are interested in AguaClara's water treatment options. You can follow the team's progress on their blog.
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