Water purification system using nanotechnology

1) The problem is Water. Intense pressure is placed on the planet’s limited water supplies.

 

2)

Article title – The new water technologies that could save the planet

Website name – The Guardian

Website link – http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/new-water-technologies-save-planet

What the technology does – The technology is a water purification system using nanotechnology.

How the technology addresses the problem – According to the World Health Organisation, 1.6 million people die each year from diarrhoeal diseases attributable to lack of safe drinking water as well as basic sanitation. The technology removes microbes, bacteria and other matter from water using composite nanoparticles, which emit silver ions that destroy contaminants.

 

3) Stakeholders include: Utility companies, businesses, residents, World Health Organization, Scientists.

 

4) Three steps to deploying this technology include:

Step 1 –Determine labor and productivity costs.

Step 2 – Determine a market in desperate need of this technology.

Step 3 – Engage governmental officials to discuss an optimal deployment strategy.

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