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Investigation of Ceramic Pot Filter Design Variables

Investigation of Ceramic Pot Filter Design Variables

Original link to document: http://www.filterpurefilters.org/pdf/Investigation%20of%20Ceramic%20Pot%20Filter.pdf Download (PDF, 1.35MB) Abstract Investigation of Ceramic Filter Design Variables Molly Klarman Background: Over four billion cases of diarrhea occur worldwide each year that result in about 2.2 million deaths. Household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) methods, such as ceramic p...
Open Source Receptacle Design – Vhembe

Open Source Receptacle Design – Vhembe

  This open source receptacle design was the outcome of a Masters in Industrial Design, from the University of Johannesburgs Department of Industrial Design. The Vhembe Water filter receptacle was designed by Martin Bolton, who lectures at the University of Johannesburg. This WIKI was created as an open-source showcase of Design Development, Design Sketches as well as all relevant Computer G...
Independent Appraisal of Ceramic Water Filtration Interventions in Cambodia: Final Report

Independent Appraisal of Ceramic Water Filtration Interventions in Cambodia: Final Report

Joe Brown and Mark Sobsey University of North Carolina School of Public Health Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering Submitted to UNICEF – Cambodia, 5 May 2006 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study is an independent follow-up assessment of two large-scale implementations of the household-scale ceramic water filteration after 2 and 4 years in use. Approximately 1000 household filters were i...
Comparison of Silver Impregnated and Conventional Spigots in Ceramic Water Filters Devices

Comparison of Silver Impregnated and Conventional Spigots in Ceramic Water Filters Devices

Marlyn Mendoza*, Monica Krakue** and Vinka Oyanedel-Craver* *Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; **Department of Chemical Engineering INTRODUCTION Ceramic filters water filtres (CWF) are a promising point-of-use water treatment technology in the developing world that can be made with local materials and labor.  Currently CWFs are manufactured by pressing and firing a mixture of cl...
Design of Water Filter for Third World Countries

Design of Water Filter for Third World Countries

Louis Chan Marcus Chan Jingwen Wang A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE Date: March 26th, 2009 Supervisors: W. Cleghorn / J. Mills Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Abstract The residents in third world countries battle against waterborne diseases every day. It is a luxury to have access to safe drinking wate...
Evaluating the impact of production variables on on the effluent water quality of Ceramic Pot Filters

Evaluating the impact of production variables on on the effluent water quality of Ceramic Pot Filters

Evaluating the impact of production variables on on the effluent water quality of Ceramic Pot Filters April 10, 2011 Kristen Jellison, Julie Napotnick, Natalie Smith, Kyle Doup (Lehigh University) Justine Rayner, Jesse Schubert (PATH) Vinka Oyandel-Craver (University of Rhode Island Daniele Lantagne (CDC, Harvard University) Download (PDF, 553KB) ...
Current Practices in Manufacturing of Ceramic Pot Filters for Water Treatment

Current Practices in Manufacturing of Ceramic Pot Filters for Water Treatment

Current Practices in Manufacturing of Ceramic Pot Filters for Water Treatment by Justine Rayner A research project report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the degree of Master of Science of Loughborough University August 2009 Advisor: Brian Skinner, BSc, MSc, CEng, MICE Co-Advisor: Daniele Lantagne, PE Water, Engineering and Development Centre Department of Civi...
Optimizing Performance of Ceramic Pot Filters in Northern Ghana and Modeling Flow through Paraboloid-Shaped Filters

Optimizing Performance of Ceramic Pot Filters in Northern Ghana and Modeling Flow through Paraboloid-Shaped Filters

Optimizing Performance of Ceramic Pot Filters in Northern Ghana and Modeling Flow through Paraboloid-Shaped Filters by Travis Reed Miller B.S. Environmental Engineering State University of New York at Buffalo SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF ENGINEERING IN CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AT...
Quantification of the Lifetime of Ceramic Pot Filters

Quantification of the Lifetime of Ceramic Pot Filters

by L. A. Hubbel, (Department of Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1400 N. Bishop Ave., 124 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65409 E-mail: lhm7f@mst.edu) and A. C. Elmore, (Department of Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1400 N. Bishop Ave., 124 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65409 E-mail: elmoreac@mst.edu) Document type: Conference Proceeding...
Investigation of the Critical Parameters in the Production of Ceramic Water Filters

Investigation of the Critical Parameters in the Production of Ceramic Water Filters

Isabelle Gensburger October 2011 The flow rate can be increased by: 1. increasing the porosity of the filter, by increasing the quantity of burn-out material in the clay mix; and 2. increasing the pore size, either by – changing the particle size distribution of the burnout material, or by – changing the maximum firing temperature. The bacteria removal effectiveness is only compromised when in...
LCA Comparison of Centralized Water Treatment Systems and In-Home Ceramic Water Filters in Bendekonde, Suriname

LCA Comparison of Centralized Water Treatment Systems and In-Home Ceramic Water Filters in Bendekonde, Suriname

Luke Moilanen Ashlee Vincent Rabi Gyawali Dr. John Gierke May 18, 2012 Michigan Technological University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering A United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) survey reported that 75% of the 28 systems surveyed no longer function (Webster and Roebuck, 2001). This technology has various aspects to be considered when deciding upon implementation of such a syst...
Protected: Measuring Clay Property Variation and effects on Ceramic Pot Filter Performance

Protected: Measuring Clay Property Variation and effects on Ceramic Pot Filter Performance

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Study of sales of Kenyan water filters shows promise

Study of sales of Kenyan water filters shows promise

PATH partners with local agency to explore new way to offer residents water filters Clean water is scarce in Kenya’s Nyanza Province, located on the shores of Lake Victoria. People in this region often collect their drinking water from shallow wells, nearby streams, or through rainwater catchment. The water is often contaminated, leading to a high prevalence of diarrheal disease in the region. T...
Criteria Report for Household Water Treatment Solutions

Criteria Report for Household Water Treatment Solutions

When are ceramic water filters appropriate? Community Choices Tool for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Pacific Institute Household Water Treatment Solutions Criteria Report Criteria Used for Ranking Household Water Treatment Solutions Below you can view information that clarifies how your individual answers to the questions impacted the Community Choices Tool’s recommendations for technologie...
Improved but not necessarily safe: Water access and the Millennium Development Goals

Improved but not necessarily safe: Water access and the Millennium Development Goals

By Robert Bain*, Jim Wright**, Hong Yang**, Steve Pedley^, Stephen Gundry*, and Jamie Bartram^^ *Water and Health Research Centre, University of Bristol, United Kingdom (UK); **University of Southampton, UK; ^University of Surrey, UK; ^^The Water Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States “This work shows that interpretation of the MDG indicator as a surrogate f...
Arsenic removal for ceramic water filters

Arsenic removal for ceramic water filters

Journal of Humanitarian Engineering Volume 1, Issue 1 – May 2012 ISSN 2200-4904   Mishant Kumar Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Mishant.S.Kumar@gmail.com ABSTRACT: Arsenic in drinking water is a hazard to human health and is a known carcinogen (Mass 1992). Resource Development International – Cambodia (RDIC) has researched, developed, and manufactured s...
MSABI Clay Filter Pots – Removal of iron and manganese from  groundwater sources

MSABI Clay Filter Pots – Removal of iron and manganese from groundwater sources

Iron and Manganese are naturally occurring metals commonly found in both surface water and groundwater. In January 2012, MSABI determined that a review of possible methods for the removal of iron and manganese from source water should be undertaken. It is important to note that, in accordance with WHO guidelines, in most naturally occurring concentrations (including the levels measured to date in...
Storing Drinking-water in Copper-pots Kills Contaminating Diarrhoeagenic Bacteria

Storing Drinking-water in Copper-pots Kills Contaminating Diarrhoeagenic Bacteria

Abstract “Microbially-unsafe water is still a major concern in most developing countries. Although many water-purification methods exist, these are expensive and beyond the reach of many people, especially in rural areas. Ayurveda recommends the use of copper for storing drinking-water. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of copper-pot on microbially-contaminate...
Preventing Diarrheal Disease in Developing Countries: Proven Household Water Treatment Options

Preventing Diarrheal Disease in Developing Countries: Proven Household Water Treatment Options

“The health consequences of inadequate water and sanitation services include an estimated 4 billion cases of diarrhea and 1.9 million deaths each year, mostly among young children in developing countries. Diarrheal diseases lead to decreased food intake and nutrient absorption, malnutrition, reduced resistance to infection, and impaired physical growth and cognitive development. Since 1996...
Use of Ceramic Water Filters in Cambodia

Use of Ceramic Water Filters in Cambodia

Ceramic filter pilot projects (2002-2006) in Cambodia have yielded promising results that suggest these interventions can be effective in improving drinking water quality and can contribute to substantial health gains in populations using them. “Executive Summary Household-scale ceramic filtration technology is considered among the most promising options for treating drinking water at the ho...
A Field Study on the Use of Clay Ceramic Water Filters and Influences on the General Health in Nigeria

A Field Study on the Use of Clay Ceramic Water Filters and Influences on the General Health in Nigeria

109-790-1-PB.pdf Abstract Field study and surveys were conducted to evaluate interdisciplinary parameters influencing the health of people using ceramic filters for water purification. A total of 52 families were distributed with filters at Eweje Village, Odeda local government area, Ogun State, Nigeria. Surveys contained questions related to hygiene, health, water source and treatment, socio-econ...
Scaling Up Household Water Treatment Among Low-Income Populations

Scaling Up Household Water Treatment Among Low-Income Populations

Who-report-on-scaling-up.pdf Prepared by: Thomas F. Clasen, JD, PhD London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Public Health and Environment Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health World Health Organization Geneva 2009 SUMMARY Providing safe, reliable, piped-in water to every household is an essential goal, yielding optimal health gains while contributing to the Millennium Development Goal (MD...
University of Nicaragua Data

University of Nicaragua Data

Univ-of-nicaragua-study.pdf Brief translation Of Results THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF NICARAGUA Center for the Research of Aquatic Resources of Nicaragua REPORT ON THE EFFICEINCY OF CERAMIC FILTERS IN THE REMOVAL OF ORANISISMS WHICH ARE INDICATORS OF CONTAMINATED WATER (COLIFORMES, E. COLI AND ESTREPTOCOCOS FECALES). ...
Marketing Safe Water Systems

Marketing Safe Water Systems

Safewater-urs-heierli-1.pdf WHY IT IS SO HARD TO GET SAFE WATER TO THE POOR – AND SO PROFITABLE TO SELL IT TO THE RICH BY URS HEIERLI (Draft Version)   About this publication Author: Urs Heierli is an economist (Ph.D., University of St. Gallen). From 1987 to 1999 he served as country director of SDC – the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in Bangladesh and India. During a subse...
Analysis of Redart Clay in Filtron Water Filters

Analysis of Redart Clay in Filtron Water Filters

Redart-filter-tests-owu.pdf Kristina Bogdanov, Assistant Professor, Fine Arts Department, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio Emily Koly, BFA student, Fine Arts Department, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio   Abstract One of the most commonly promoted, and used, water filters, in developing countries, is the Filtron ceramic filter. The most commonly used clay, in the production of...
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