WATA Products

Antenna Technologies

WATA technology enables the local production of sodium hypochlorite (chlorine) for water disinfection and treatment purposes.

Product description Brand name and product description

WATA technology is a portable device that allows users to make their own chlorine using just water, salt, and electricity. The system converts a measure of salt and water into sodium hypochlorite (bleach) by a process called electrolysis. It is designed by the Antenna Foundation based in Geneva, Switzerland. This product is commercially available and comes in 5 different sizes depending upon the quantity of active chlorine made from 0.5 to 60 liters.

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

Target region for this product includes; Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Comoros, DR Congo, Guinea, India, Mali, Nepal, Pakistan, Rwanda, and Zambia.

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

This product has been implemented by the Ministry of Health of Burkina Faso and Hydrolic in Cambodia.

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

417 USD (380 CHF) Converted as of 2020 August for WATA standard size but can range from 150 – 5,000 USD depending on the size of the WATA product.

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

Target users include communities, schools, medical centers, and households while the target buyers include humanitarian organizations and governments.

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