InStove Water Purifier


The InStove Water Purifier is a biomass-fueled water pasteurizer that is designed for institutions such as schools, dormitories, or refugee camps.

Product description Brand name and product description

Designed and manufactured by InStove, the InStove Water Purifier is a gravity-fed unit that kills microorganisms by heating water to the pasteurization temperature of 71ºC and cooling it back down to safe drinking temperature. The system is housed in a 60L pot and is designed to work with InStove 60L and 100L cookstoves, but could potentially be used with other heat sources. The flowrate depends on the water inlet pressure, ranging from 3-8 L/min.Interview with manufacturer

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

East Africa, with field trials underway in Uganda and Zambia

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The InStove 60-L Stove retails at $895 USD and the Water Purification unit is an additional $1500 USD (for a total cost of $2395).Interview with manufacturer

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Purification systems such as GravityPure UFLiving Water Treatment Systems, and Aqua-Cura Solar.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Communities, institutions, organizations, hospitals, refugee camps, and schools

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