Goodnewsfinland.com: Cleantech company helps to change the water scarcity

Over two billion people worldwide use a contaminated source for their drinking water. It is a striking statistic, and one Finnish cleantech company Solar Water Solutions believes it can help to change.

 

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Water is essential for life, but access to clean water is far from guaranteed.

In many places globally, water is collected directly from rivers, rainwater pools and the sea. The trouble is these water sources often contain impurities and salt, making waterborne illnesses a widespread problem.

Although various water treatment technologies exist, they can be expensive and off-limits to remote areas outside electricity grids. This is where Espoo-based Solar Water Solutions comes in. The company has combined solar power with the Reverse Osmosis method to create a low-cost, low-emission technology for purifying contaminated water.

Read the full story at Good News from Finland

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