The mobile water purification unit based on solutions from Grundfos Lifelink, comprises of a pre treatment unit, AQpure will travel to certain identified rural pockets near Bhubaneshwar to treat the surface water / bore well water and convert it into safe and clean drinking water.
The purified water will then be dispensed employing the Grundfos Water ATM (AQtap) at an affordable price to the rural communities.
According to a recent study in India, more than 97 million people lack access to safe drinking water. The World Bank estimates that 21% of communicable diseases in India are related to unsafe water. Lack of access to reliable water supply is prevalent in both urban and rural areas in the country.
The Grundfos Lifelink water solutions empowers water service providers to provide a more reliable water supply to consumers with the help of innovative technology through reliable partnerships across India. It can apply to small or large water schemes, be it in rural or urban settings, for water utilities, NGOs and community based organizations.
Grundfos Lifelink water solutions are designed to strengthen the quality, reliability and sustainability of drinking water supply in the developing world. It’s a result of years of field studies and research grasping how to solve the fundamental challenges in water projects: issues of collecting revenues, access to service and maintenance, lack of transparency and inefficiencies in water service management or sheer lack of electric power to transport water.
Lifelink solutions combine renewable energy, proven pump technology, an automatic dispenser with integrated revenue collection, online water management and a professional service network.