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Louisville, KY, USA

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WaterStep (Louisville, KY, USA)

In a world where more people die from waterborne disease than die of armed conflict, HIV/AIDS and cancer....combined, WaterStep performs a vital role. WaterStep implements water projects and equips people with tools and training in water purification, disaster relief, health education, and well repair. WaterStep wants to be your global water partner. Join with us.

We install portable, inexpensive, highly efficient water disinfection systems based on simple chlorine generators that run on a 12-volt battery and salt. We train local people selected by community organizations to install, operate, and maintain self-contained mini-water treatment plants (using optional reusable filters, PVC pipe, and storage tanks) that can generate up to 38,000 liters of drinkable water daily (enough for about 10,000 people). The by-products manufactured in the water purification process can be used to disinfect medical equipment and kill mosquito larvae, reducing the risk of death from unsanitary conditions and malaria.

Simply put, WaterStep is an organization that believes everyone should have access to safe water and that no one should suffer from waterborne illnesses. We believe the best solutions are rooted in training and readily available technology.

We empower local populations to avoid perpetual dependency by sharing our knowledge and technology to provide safe water solutions in-country.

In addition to donations, our primary source of funding comes from a robust Shoe-Recycling program, which provides micro-business opportunities for poor communities and Reduces landfill waste.



Louisville, KY, USA




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