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A substitute for [[Water purification]] plants and pipelines, or trucked-in water, achieved with:
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== Introduction ==
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A substitute for [[Water purification]] plants and pipelines, or trucked-in water, achieved with:  
  
 
*[[Solar water pasteurization]].
 
*[[Solar water pasteurization]].
  
Build a simple solar cooker into the side of each hut using the same building materials as the rest of the unit (i.e., reflective insulation boards). Primary use of the cooker is to heat water to 160+F for the full day as a means of sterilizing both it and the container. Remaining issues, primarily reliable indicators that the water has been fully treated, are being worked on by a variety of groups.
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== Purpose ==
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Primary use of the cooker is to heat water to 160+F for the full day as a means of sterilizing both it and the container.
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== Designs ==
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Build a simple solar cooker into the side of each hut using the same building materials as the rest of the unit (i.e., reflective insulation boards).   
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== Issues ==
  
I do not suggest cooking on the [[Solar cooker]] as a core technology. General field reports seem to indicate solar cooking doesn't go over terribly well in many areas.
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*Remaining issues, primarily reliable indicators that the water has been fully treated, are being worked on by a variety of groups.
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*Also, I do not suggest cooking on the [[Solar cooker]] as a core technology. General field reports seem to indicate solar cooking doesn't go over terribly well in many areas.
  
Financial model:
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== Cost & Materials  ==
  
*$10 or less per household for the solar cooker.
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The finanial model is based on $10 or less per household for one solar cooker.  
  
 
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[[Category:Hexayurt_project]] [[Category:Water_purification]]
 
[[Category:Hexayurt_project]] [[Category:Water_purification]]

Revision as of 22:52, 30 August 2010

Introduction

A substitute for Water purification plants and pipelines, or trucked-in water, achieved with:

Purpose

Primary use of the cooker is to heat water to 160+F for the full day as a means of sterilizing both it and the container.

Designs

Build a simple solar cooker into the side of each hut using the same building materials as the rest of the unit (i.e., reflective insulation boards). 

Issues

  • Remaining issues, primarily reliable indicators that the water has been fully treated, are being worked on by a variety of groups.
  • Also, I do not suggest cooking on the Solar cooker as a core technology. General field reports seem to indicate solar cooking doesn't go over terribly well in many areas.

Cost & Materials 

The finanial model is based on $10 or less per household for one solar cooker.


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