Ecuador, earthquake area

Nedap supplies safe drinking water after a massive earthquake in Ecuador

 Nedap's distributor has made Naïade available to a university in the affected area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ecuador was struck by an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale on16 April 2016. The death toll quickly rose to more than 500 and thousands ofpeople were injured. The damage to buildings and infrastructure was huge. Theearthquake's epicentre lay close to the town of Muisne on Ecuador's northerncoast.A state of emergency was declared in six Ecuadorian provinces following theworst earthquake since 1979. The provinces of Manabi and Esmeraldas werehardest hit.Nedap's distributor in Ecuador, Latinkursa, made a Näiade available to the Laica"Eloy Alfaro" Manabi (LEAM) University in Manta Ecuador. The Naïade was usedto purify water at different locations in the affected area, giving many peopleaccess to safe drinking water. Use of the Naïade satisfied one of the basic necessities of life and saved hundreds of human lives.

Technical workers from rescue forces install Nedap Naïade units at a transit shelter

Nedap's distributor has made Naïade available to a university in the affected area

Helpers from Univerity LEAM commited to dsitributing free purified water to the entire community.

Helpers from Univerity LEAM commited to dsitributing free purified water to the entire community.

 

The Naïade solution

The Naïade is an easy-to-install water purification system which delivers clean and safe drinking water. The Naïade is powered by solar panels and can be used anywhere. Ultraviolet light is used to neutralise micro-organisms, bacteria and viruses without using chemicals.