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Michael Pritchard:
How to make filthy water drinkable

TEDGlobal 2009 · 9:31 · Filmed Jul 2009
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Michael Pritchard: How to make filthy water drinkable
9:31 · Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009 · Subtitles available in 32 languages

Too much of the world lacks access to clean drinking water. Engineer Michael Pritchard did something about it — inventing the portable Lifesaver filter, which can make the most revolting water drinkable in seconds. An amazing demo from TEDGlobal 2009.

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With cutting-edge nanotech, Michael Pritchard's Lifesaver water-purification bottle could revolutionize water-delivery systems in disaster-stricken areas around the globe. Full bio
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