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Potters for Peace Ceramic Water Purifier

The Ceramic Water Purifier (CWP) is a simple, bucket-shaped (11 inches wide by 10 inches deep) clay vessel that is made from a mix (by weight) of local terra-cotta clay and sawdust or other combustibles, such as rice husks. The filters are formed by using a press.

Potters for Peace Ceramic Water Purifier

Primary Function: To make safe drinking water available by helping set up workshops that will produce ceramic water filters made from local materials.

Targeted Beneficiaries: Families and individuals without access to safe water.

Need Addressed: Lack of access to safe drinking water.

Uniqueness: The CWP is a low-tech, low-cost, colloidal silver-enhanced ceramic water purifier. CWPs based on the Potters for Peace technology package are now produced at 35 independent factories in 18 countries. These filters are the highest-rated product for rural point-of-use water treatment.

Dimensions: Clay bucket-shaped vessel is 11 inches wide by 10 inches deep.

User Requirements: Not Listed

Resources: pfp.he207.vps.webenabled.net/?page_id=63

Approximate Cost: Cost to user is determined by local production costs and is usually between $15 and $25.

Potters for Peace Ceramic Water Purifier

Geographic Coverage: Potters for Peace works primarily in Central America but uses the Open Source Manufacturing model and the technology is available to anyone.

Distributor: Potters for Peace

Primary Contacts: Contact information available at pfp.he207.vps.webenabled.net/?page_id=25

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Phone Number: 303.442.1253 (Abby Silver, US Director)

Physical Address: US Director address: PO Box 2214, Boulder, CO 80306. Additional addresses available at pfp.he207.vps.webenabled.net/?page_id=25

Website: http://pottersforpeace.org/

Other Information and Links: youtu.be/xM0gYAM0H3Q

Potters for Peace Ceramic Water Purifier

The Ceramic Water Purifier (CWP) is a simple, bucket-shaped (11 inches wide by 10 inches deep) clay vessel that is made from a mix (by weight) of local terra-cotta clay and sawdust or other combustibles, such as rice husks. The filters are formed by using a press.

A Community Enterprise Solutions Group Resource | 2012