Water is a unique resource - essential for survival and central to any form of economic and social development.

1.2bn people do not have access to Safe Water

Water–borne diseases kill more people than do cancer, AIDS and heart diseases collectively

Every 8 seconds a child dies from a water related disease.

If children and teachers are afflicted with diarrhoea, education is the first casualty. If farmers are suffering from water-borne diseases and women are spending hours collecting water, economic and social improvement is constrained

Putting safe water at the heart of development projects brings immediate benefits.


POTAPAK is a simple, non-chemical, low maintenance, small scale water treatment system designed to turn polluted water into safe, drinking water to WHO standards.