Access to water, sanitation, and hygiene is a basic human right. The demand for water has outpaced population growth, and half the world’s population is already experiencing severe water scarcity.
Water is essential not only to health but also to poverty reduction, food security, ecosystems, and education. Nevertheless, South Africa is facing a major water crisis that keeps growing. According to The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: “Organisations should invest in water research and development”.
Because of this call for innovative solutions to South Africa’s water crisis, The WaterMiracle has officially arrived in South Africa.
Robust Off-The-Shelf Water Purification
The WaterMiracle is an ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis system that provides clean drinking water in problematic areas. It fulfills the basic needs for emergency backup, special events, remote villages, and rural areas. The water purification unit is based on membrane technology and “smart” engineering. Safe drinking water production for permanent or temporary water needs out of ponds, wells, and rivers.
- Safe drinking water;
- Removal of bacteria and viruses;
- Easy maintenance;
- Easily transportable (pallet size);
- Ease (plug & play) operation;
- Robust but light construction;
- Including add-ons for post treatment.
The WaterMiracle is a proven concept. For many years it has been providing safe drinking water in rural areas all over the world. Many times, it was deployed after earthquakes, floods, and other disasters, to prevent common diseases as cholera and diarrhea. Due to its proven reliability, many countries have embraced the WaterMiracle. Wherever clear and bacteria-free water is needed, the Watermiracle is the solution.
Why South Africa Needs the WaterMiracle
One of the key problems in relation to South Africa’s water problems is the absence of a proper water supply infrastructure, specifically in remote and informal areas. Provision of a sustainable supply of water is elementary to meet social needs and support economic growth. One way in which responsible stakeholders like provinces, municipalities, tribes, or even large corporates deal with this issue is by supplying water that is sourced from a dam and transported to the local community by means of trucks.
Although the supply of water is being taken care of in this fashion, the quality and reliability of the water are questionable. In order to solve this problem, a “point-of collection” filtration system has been developed: the WaterMiracle.