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Month: July 2020

A Solar-powerful Water Purifier for Your Home and Business

As the Water and Power Authority (WAPA) works toward improving the power grid of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), residents continue facing service interruptions. Cistern water purification systems are rendered ineffective if they depend on unreliable power sources.

Residents experience periodic power outages on the islands, but that should not impact their access to portable drinking water. The Caripur H2O system is designed to purify cistern rainwater while running 100% on solar power. Additionally, the unit contains a backup battery that lasts for several hours to supplement power during service interruptions.
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Water, Water, Everywhere and Now a Drop to Drink

The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) are a small grouping of islands in the Caribbean (roughly 1/8th the size of Rhode Island).

Water is everywhere; the islands are surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and receive 42 inches in annual rainfall. And yet, potable drinking water is not available to everyone. Limited public water infrastructure and contaminated cistern tanks lead to excessive bottled water purchases and plastic pollution.

Installing effective water purification systems, such as the Caripur H2O system, can help resolve the USVI’s current water crisis.
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