M-Drop

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Virginia

The M-Drop is a porous ceramic tablet embedded with silver and/or copper nitrate. It is placed in a household drinking water storage container for water disinfection.

Product description

The M-Drop is a porous ceramic tablet embedded with silver and/or copper nitrate. It is placed in a household drinking water storage container for water disinfection.

Target region(s)

Worldwide

Distributors/implementing organizations

Non-governmental organizations, Universities, Faith-Based Organizations and Private Parties including: Agua y VidaWine to WaterUltimate MissionThe Carpenter’s Kids & St Paul’s Episcopal Church.

Market suggested retail price

Depends on implementing organization and local market.

Competitive landscape

Household water treatment methods and products available in local markets including: BoilingFlocculant/disinfectant powderChlorineCeramic FiltersSolar DisinfectionSand Filtration.

Target user(s)

People without access to safe drinking water.

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