Industrial Innovations

A Cost Effective Manually Operated Portable Water Purifier

A cost-effective, manually operated water purifier, uses a patented membrane, removes even bacteria and virus debris. Membrane contains millions of tiny pores, which remove disease-causing germs like bacteria, virus, cysts fungal, spores, parasites etc. Purifier can operate at tap water pressure and has output flow of minimum 1.5 liter per minute. Useful where no electric power is available requires routine maintenance.

Area: Medical Sciences

Funding agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India

Benefits: The innovation is a cost-effective, manually operated, portable water purifier, which can operate at tap water pressure.

Implementing institute: National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), Govt. of India

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