IEP Collaborative

Water Capture and Filtration System:

A Replicable Design Concept for Arid Rural Communities

Engineering for the Earth, Inc. is collaborating with the University of Florida on a project funded by the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, having won a P3 Award: National Student Design Competition for Sustainability. 

 

5th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet 

 

The village of Sissene, Burkina Faso, is located in one of the least densely populated regions in Western Africa. It is greatly affected by lack of access to water, which is key to economic, physical and social growth. 

 

Though this project is outside of our region of operations, we felt the opportunity was too great to pass up.  For more information visit the project website: www.dcp.ufl.edu/sustainability/p3epa

 

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