SolarPure UF

Healing Waters International

A community-sized water purification unit.

Product description Brand name and product description

The SolarPure UF is a compact semi-industrial water treatment and bottling plant. It can treat up to 20,000 Liters per 12-hour day using 400 W in solar power mode and filter water with a minimum input of 50W. The core water treatment technologies are Ultrafiltration and Activated Carbon. Interview with representative

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

Locations without access to safe drinking water but a reliable water source at the site location. Interview with representative

Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya were listed as target regions by Jibu, a distributor.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Distributed by Healing Waters. Implemented in Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya by Jibu. Interview with representative

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

$15,200 USD per unit, does not include solar panels. Significant quantity discounts are available. Typical operating cost (including labor) is $0.005/liter. Interview with representative

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

Large-scale water treatment systems

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)

Water stores, entrepreneurs, sustainable micro-businesses, and other income generating activities. Additionally, implementers who want to either sell water at a low price to open the market to those who need it most, or with plans to use the profits for other beneficial purposes. Interview with representative

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