Turning filthy water drinkable: Michael Pritchard on TED.com

Posted by: Emily McManus

Too much of the world lacks access to clean drinking water. Engineer Michael Pritchard did something about it — inventing the portable Lifesaver filter, which can turn the most revolting water drinkable in seconds. An amazing demo from TEDGlobal 2009. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2009, July 2009 in Oxford, UK. Duration: 09:32)

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Comments (3)

  • Lillie Oliver commented on Nov 14 2012

    This opens a great way to help heal our planet

  • mohsin alil commented on Aug 11 2009

    very nice Micheal
    this is amazing. i appreciate you. keep doing.

  • suresh kumar commented on Aug 5 2009

    oh nice! Micheal really did a very nice work. the video is also amazing. thanks