Water ATMs, powered by the sun

Sarvajal, a Piramal Foundation venture, is creating a network of solar powered water ATMs. Add in a layer of maintenance technology such as an enterprise management system combined with RFID on each water unit, SMS platform for notification of unit production and malfunction, and you have the ability to 

  • Track water production and quality at all Sarvajal locations in real-time
  • Control filtration operations remotely
  • Identify and diagnose potential maintenance issues before they occur
  • Offer 24-7 clean water direct to consumers through “water ATMs”

One of the best uses of technology I’ve seen in development sector in a while…

 

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