Q-Drum

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Wed, 2008-07-02 13:48 by Hans
The problem The solution

The Q-Drum, a low cost rollable water container for developing countries

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The burden of fetching water, invariably over long distances by cumbersome and far too often, unhygienic means, is all too evident in rural Africa.

The idea of the Q-Drum originated in response to the needs of rural people for clean and potable water, as well as easing the burden of conveying it.

The solution had to be simple, water in adequate quantities is by far too heavy to carry, by rolling the water in a cylindrical container …

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