Media Report on Our Shanxi Trip in August

Our summer project was profiled on Shanxi local media website Youth.cn. Click on the link for the full story. 最近有山西媒体报道了我们暑假在山西的净水项目。 http://shanxi.youth.cn/2015/0827/1891157.shtml [Please note: This article suggests arsenic is connected to other problems in the village’s well water like particles and smell. In fact, arsenic has no taste, smell or colour.] More pictures:  

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Beijing Ribet Primary School Workshop

 The students got the opportunity to visit the beautiful Sino-Italian Ecological and Energy Efficient Building at Tsinghua University where the School of Environment is based. After an interactive presentation, the students brought the concept of water filtration to life with a ‘who can build the best mini-biosand filter’ competition. There was a lot of excitement […]

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28/03/15 – 29/03/15 : Shanxi Week-end

On the 28-29 March, a couple of our RISE members went again to 山西 (ShanXi) to continue with the water filter development project near Pingyao. A group of students from 太原理工大学(TaiYuan University of Technology, TLD) provided their help and support throughout the weekend. The aim of this visit was to build two different versions of the SONO Filter, […]

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Shanxi Project in Summer 2014

Thanks to Long Xiaodong (龙晓东), a student from Tsinghua University, RISE members learnt about the issues regarding drinking water pollution in his village Longjiaying (龙家营) in Shanxi province (山西). In June and October 2013, we visited Longjiaying as well as other 13 surrounding villages in Wanda County. During our visit, we found that the drinking […]

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