28 Nov '14, 2am

My post about our water filtration project is online. We are currently monitoring the effectiveness of the units...

My post about our water filtration project is online. We are currently monitoring the effectiveness of the units...

Safe, drinking water is something we all take for granted in Singapore. However, there are millions around the world who do not have access to clean water. Water is the source of life and dirty water is not just dirty but deadly. 1.8 million people die of diseases related to dirty water every year, which is why the United Nations consider access to safe drinking water a basic human right. Although tap water is widely available in Batam, it is not accessible by the entire population. The slum dwellers of Batam in particular are still drawing water from wells. Typical Well They use this well water for washing and know better than to drink it direct. Drinking water, or what is popularly known as “Aqua” is available but can be quite costly for a family who is struggling to put food on the table. That is why the temptation is always present to resort to drinking water from the ...

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