Unsafe water kills 200 children every hour. Clean water is a necessary resource that millions of people in the world do not have, and is a major source of water-borne illnesses.

What it does

UV LED light irradiation eliminates microbes in water that cause major water borne illnesses.

How I built it

UV LED light, tubing spirals around light, funnel to catch water, opaque tube to protect eyes from UV light

Challenges I ran into

Finding the right materials and hardware to make this prototype

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

Making the prototype, the engineering analysis, and efficacy of the product

What I learned

Importance of considering your assumptions, iterations, collaboration

What's next for Handheld UVC Water Sanitation Device

future iterations

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