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Bengaluru firm launches innovative technology for water treatment

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Published Mar 1, 2016, 8:46 am IST
Updated Mar 1, 2016, 9:01 am IST
The EC 100 system is connected to the main tank that provides water supply to the entire community
Aquapurum's innovative product is able to convert borewell or surface water into potable water in a matter of minutes. (Representational image)
 Aquapurum's innovative product is able to convert borewell or surface water into potable water in a matter of minutes. (Representational image)

New Delhi: A Bengaluru based startup Aquapurum, in collaboration with UK's Hydro Industries on Monday launched an innovative water treatment technology at an event organized here.

Based on proven electro-coagulation technology, Aquapurum's innovative product is able to convert borewell or surface water into potable water in a matter of minutes.

 

Several senior officials attended the event from government, estate managers and experts working in the field of water treatment and regeneration.

Speaking at the launch event, St. John Gould, India Director, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) said," We are delighted to bring the best of British technology and innovation to India through this partnership. At UKTI, we are always exploring opportunities for collaboration between UK and India that can benefit both countries. We will be happy if the UK can play a part in India's campaign to get safe water to millions of its citizens."

Speaking at the event, Hydro Industries Chairman David Pickering said, "Hydro - which is one of the fastest growing companies in Wales - is a pioneer in field of water treatment and we are confident that through Aquapurum will be able to address the growing demand for waste water treatment in India."

Aquapurum has successfully begun installation of its machine—EC 100—in Rohan Ashima, a residential society in Bengaluru.

The system is connected to the main tank that provides water supply to the entire community, where residents are using the water for general purposes, including bathing, cooking, washing and drinking.

Some residents have also opted to remove water purifiers from their kitchens, recognising that the water coming out of their taps is of drinking quality.

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