Purify Water in 6hrs without Chemicals or Filters

Millions of people around the world lack access to clean water. Here is an amazingly simple method to purify water using an empty pop bottle.

The Simple Way to Purify Water

  1. Take an empty transparent bottle
  2. Fill it with water
  3. Leave it out in the sun for 6 hours
  4. Drink the water
The SODIS Process (short for Solar Water Disinfection)
SODIS water disinfection in Indonesia
SODIS water disinfection in Indonesia

SODIS is a simple procedure for disinfecting drinking water.  Contaminated water is poured into transparent water bottles (glass or plastic) and placed in the sun for six hours.  During this time, the UV rays of the sun kill all the germs.

Does anyone else feel that we’ve been wasting a lot of resources building solar panel powered water purification plants? ¬†All this time we could have harnessed the sun’s rays directly.

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