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RAEL UV-Tube

The UV-Tube is a low maintenance, affordable, and effective method of purifying water using ultra-violet light.

RAEL UV-Tube

Primary Function: To develop a low-cost, effective way to disinfect water.

Targeted Beneficiaries: Rural underserved regions of the world with no access to clean water.

Need Addressed: Lack of access to clean water.

Uniqueness: The UV-Tube is a point-of-use filter that uses ultra-violet light to inactivate organisms and thereby prevent waterborne pathogens from spreading. It can filter up to 5 liters of water per minute.

Dimensions: N/A

User Requirements: Requires a consistent source of electricity such as a grid or solar panel.

Resources: CNET News

Approximate Cost: $60.00 -$150.00

RAEL UV-Tube

Geographic Coverage: Haiti, Mexico, Sri Lanka.

Distributor: UV-Tube Project at the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) at the University of California Berkeley

Primary Contacts: N/A

Languages Spoken: English

Phone Number: 510-643-2243 (to reach RAEL)

Physical Address: In process of moving (rael.berkeley.edu/contact)

Website: http://uvtube.berkeley.edu/home

Other Information and Links: rael.berkeley.edu/uvtube/main

RAEL UV-Tube

The UV-Tube is a low maintenance, affordable, and effective method of purifying water using ultra-violet light.

A Community Enterprise Solutions Group Resource | 2012