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15 Affordable Water Solutions

From Sea-Purifying Canteens to Solar-Powered Toilets

— February 11, 2015 — Eco
One of the biggest threats to human survival in third world countries is the accessibility of clean drinking water; these affordable water solutions address that and more when it comes to this precious resource. Many designers have taken it upon themselves to address this dire problem by coming up with water solutions both big and small. From personal canisters that purify water to shower floors that collect greywater to be used in other capacities, there are many ways to address this issue in a relatively inexpensive way.

What is striking about this collection of affordable water solutions is how diverse the creations and concepts are. Designers are pushing themselves to find ways to really make an impact by coming up with very creative water solutions.
Holistic Clean Water Providers
Holistic Clean Water Providers
The HealthPoint Services 'WaterFirst' Project Melds Various Models
Solar-Powered Toilets
Solar-Powered Toilets
The Solar-Powered ‘Sol-Char’ Was Designed to Improve Sanitation
Indian Water-Saving Technology
Indian Water-Saving Technology
GEWP Allows Farmers to Yield More Crops and Create More Jobs
Expanding Emergency Canteens
Expanding Emergency Canteens
The Water Spider Supplies Clean Water to Trapped Earthquake Victims
Solar-Powered Water Filters
Solar-Powered Water Filters
The ROSI System Can Remove Harmful Viruses and Bacteria From Water
Clean Water Indicators
Clean Water Indicators
The Wadi Displays When Total Solar Water Disinfection Has Taken Place
Sea-Purifying Canteens
Sea-Purifying Canteens
The 'Puri' Desalinating Bottle Lets You Drink from the Ocean
Water Purifying Pads
Water Purifying Pads
The Floating Photochemical Water Treatment Breaks Down Unhealthy Contaminants
Purifying H2O Tumblers
Purifying H2O Tumblers
The Grayl Bottle Makes Unclean Water Drinkable in Only One Minute
Sunlight-Sterilized Water Backpacks
Sunlight-Sterilized Water Backpacks
The Sun Provides Water Sterilization for the 'PackH2O'
Portable Water Purifiers
Portable Water Purifiers
The Tapp Compact Water Filters are Great for Campers and Hikers
Water Saving Systems
Water Saving Systems
Gris by Vasquez Alberto Collects Used Shower Water for Other Purposes
Solar-Powered Water Bottles
Solar-Powered Water Bottles
The Fontus Self-Filling Water Bottle Uses Water Harvesting Methods
Miniature Mesh Water Filters
Miniature Mesh Water Filters
The GAC Sports Bottle Water Filter Easily Fits Into Any Container
Poisonous Water Purifiers
Poisonous Water Purifiers
The Clean Water Filtration System Harvests Chemicals for Ethical Sale
Self-Sustaining Sewage Systems
Self-Sustaining Sewage Systems
This Waste Management Machine Turns Waste Into Drinking Water