Autonomous sustainable brackish desalination system for smallholder farming households
SWFF Desal Prize Finalist
Ensuring Food Security
High-percent recovery system integrates leading proven technologies: reverse osmosis, ion exchange (to prevent scaling of the membranes), nano-filtration, mixture of permeate with raw water for irrigation, re-mineralization and disinfection. Sensors and controls designed using low-cost, off-the-shelf components and a wind and solar renewable power system contribute to a sustainable, user-friendly system that is easy to maintain.
Funding and Support