University of Malawi survey
WATERSPOUTT General Assembly. Monday 29th May to Wednesday 31st May 2017.
WATERSPOUTT at the Pan Africa Chemistry Network Congress
Solar Ceramic prototypes in Malawi
Waterspoutt first prototype
Our colleagues in the University of Malawi have just completed their baseline survey in advance of field evaluations of the WATERSPOUTT Solar Ceramic Filter units.
WATERSPOUTT was featured in Pan European Networks Science and Technology magazine as an exemplary project carried out by the 3U partnership, a collaboration of Higher Education Institutions in Ireland.
Today starts the General Assembly of WATERSPOUTT at Stellenbosch University (Western Cape, South Africa).
Jacent Asiimwe and Wesaal Khan represented the WATERSPOUTT team at the Royal Society of Chemistry / Pan Africa chemistry Network conference, held in Nairobi, Kenya from 30 November to 2 December.
Researchers from EES, PSA, RCSI and MUT completed a field trip to Makondo in Southern Uganda in November to identify appropriate sites for the field location of the solar rainwater reactors. Six candidate primary schools in the area were visited and finally Kabuyoga and Arise & Shine primary schools were selected.
Dr. Lyndon Buck was conducting a scoping exercise to determine if local pottery/ceramic groups and plastics manufacturers might be able to produce the Solar Ceramic prototypes in Malawi.
WATERSPOUTT are excited to release pictures of our first prototype harvested rainwater solar reactor which has just been assembled in Plataforma Solar de Alméria. While the final prototype design will be much simpler, the intention is that the solar reactor will produce at least 100 L of treated water per day.