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Water Wastage a Thing of a Past

Water problem addressed: Too little

Summary: South Africa has a problem of water scarcity and water wastage is very high in our schools and communities. Water is wasted mainly during break time when we have to wash our hands and food containers, and taps remain unclosed after use. We decided to come up with a mechanism to address and put an end to the waste water challenge we are currently facing. The system uses three aspects- a sensor that can sense an individual’s hands and turns the system on discharging water, a timer that is set to discharge water for a certain period or till it fills a certain volume, and a soak-away that absorbs the water under the tap, recharges the groundwater and refills the water table underneath.

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Temogelo Thami

South Africa

Year of: 2017

I am Mokgotho Temogelo Thami(16 years old),I live in South Africa.I love adve...

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