Wednesday, June 13, 2012

'Smart' water pumps promise cleaner water

From DNN: "Smart" hand water pumps that can report when repairs are needed could deliver the promise of cleaner water to Africa, British researchers say.Scientists at Oxford University have developed data transmitters that fit in hand pumps and send text messages if the devices break down.

Hand pumps are critical for hundreds of millions of people in rural Africa to provide water but an estimated one-third are broken at any given time, researchers said.

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'Smart' water pumps promise cleaner water

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