Pure Aqua builds solar-powered desalination for Cameroon
US-based Pure Aqua has designed and manufactured six solar-powered reverse osmosis water purifiers for river water in the African state of Cameroon.The firm said that each of the purifiers was electrically self-sustained by individual solar panels and could each produce 58,000 litres of potable water a day.
Cameroon's capital city Yaounde's three million-plus inhabitants alone need a daily water supply of over 300 million litres.
The Nyong River in Yaounde and Lake Chad are primary sources of water for the city but often the water supply is contaminated. And several towns and villages in Cameroon do not have access to potable and clean drinking water either.
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