DIY Water Filter

Creation de avatarTimm Wille | Categories : Food & Agriculture, Health & Wellbeing, Science & Biology

How to build a simple 3 bucket water filter

Difficulty
Easy
Duration
5 hour(s)
Cost
5 USD ($)
Other languages:
English
License : Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA)

Introduction

Simple, robust, low cost, local materials

A three bucket filter for making almost any water safe to drink, using no to low cost materials and basic tools. Filmed and deployed at the Rhino refugee camp in northern Uganda, where we are training South Sudanese and Congolese refugees how to build their own low tech alternative infrastructure from recycled and repurposed materials.

Video overview

Materials

  • 3-5 Buckets (with lids)
  • Textile
  • Mesh (small, medium, big)
  • Glue
  • Wood
  • Nails
  • Rubber/Twine
  • Water

Tools

  • Knife
  • Saw
  • Hammer
  • Tape measure
  • Grinder/traditional wooden mortar pestole

Step 1 - Unterstanding the system

[1]Video

opensourcelowtech.org

Step 2 - Some usefull tips & tricks

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