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Melinda ForanHWTS Network Team
Director, Strategic Initiatives @ CAWST

Funding Opportunity: Innovation Challenge - Facilitating the Adoption of Humanitarian WASH Innovations by elrha

You may be interested in this funding opportunity by elrha.

"We are looking for humanitarian organisations interested in adopting innovations from our WASH Innovation Catalogue into their programmes. Funding will be made available to cover the adoption costs. If evidence... (More)

Melinda ForanHWTS Network Team
Director, Strategic Initiatives @ CAWST

HWTS and Markets White Paper

We have drafted a white paper titled “HWTS and Markets”, and would like your feedback, experience, and valued input to improve the paper. We plan to incorporate your feedback and produce a published version by mid-2021.

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Brian Reed
Freelance WASH trainer

A former student of mine looked at this a few years ago for his thesis. The simple answer then was "no", although some devices developed for sailors on yachts did meet some of the requirements. These use membrane technology but... (More)

Melinda ForanHWTS Network Team
Director, Strategic Initiatives @ CAWST

Unfortunately, there are not a lot of 'low-tech', inexpensive solutions to treat high salinity or total dissolved solids. You could design a solar distillation technology that would remove all minerals or salts from the water.

For example:
https://www.hwts.info/products-technologies/6bfb8c81/solar-distillation/technical-information33

Otherwise, you'd... (More)