2 nd year projects. Myles Bates. Water for all. Unilever Award of £1500. Brief:. Lighten the burden of water collection for women in the developing world. Problem. Water supplies are far away Girls miss school to retrieve water in the mornings
Unilever Award of £1500
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It does not rain enough to make this solution effective to the mass population.
The quality of the water depends a lot on the source of water (see table below). Its contents are not always of drinking water quality. Even if water is safe at the point of source, there is a high risk of contamination during transport. To prevent waterborne diseases from unverified sources, safe storage and treatment of the water at the point of use and adapted hygienic conditions are very important.
Table 1: Improved and unimproved drinking water sources. Source: (WHO/UNICEF 2010)
RBS Award of £3500 for the best design project
RBS Award of £1000 for the best business case
Paid internship at Priestmangoode
RSA Fellows’ Award of £1500