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Water Kiosks a new water treatment technology that uses renewable solar energy to deliver water

18, Oct 2021

Water is essential to the survival of humankind. However, this water must be drinkable, otherwise serious problems may occur. Drinking water is a scarce commodity especially for the poor in Kenya and to add salt to injury, most of our underground water is too saline to drink or use for farming. Hundreds of boreholes especially in the arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya have been abandoned leaving communities desperate and thirsty. Desalinating water is a complex, expensive, and energy-intensive process, but according to Samuel Kinyanjui, the co-founder of Water Kiosk limited, a new water treatment technology that uses renewable solar energy is making the process cheaper delivering high-quality hygiene drinking water. The system manufactured in Germany delivers safe irrigation, fish farming, and sanitation water from any kind of high saline and polluted water resources. The company has been able to set up more than 30 water kiosks in 14 counties.