WATERSPOUTT Researchers visit Chikwawa in Southern Malawi to witness at first hand, the challenges faced everyday by the community to meet their water needs.
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The study has found alarming rates of diarrhoea and malnutrition in children under five years in the Tigray Region of Northern Ethiopia. Co-author and coordinator of the study, Professor Kevin McGuigan, said: "Our Waterspoutt project will hopefully bring relief to people who have some of the most limited access to clean drinking water."
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Waterspoutt field trip, Ethiopia October 2018
WATERSPOUTT team members Kevin McGuigan (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), Javier Marugán Aguado and Angela Garcia URJC (Rey Juan Carlos University) are in Ethiopia gathering data on the use...
Transparent Solar water disinfection containers in Tigray
The first 20L Transparent Solar water disinfection containers are filled and placed out in the sun in Tigray, Ethiopia. The 12-month field trials started in July under the supervision of our UNIVERSITY OF MEKELLE WATERSPOUTT colleagues.