Water Purification in Rural South Africa

This paper presents a sustainable development project to address water problems in a village in the Venda region of the Limpopo Province, South Africa. The authors present the design and constructed process for a slow sand filtration system intended to provide clean drinking water to most households in the community. They present and analyse successes, failures, and ethical dilemmas encountered throughout project execution.

HARSHFIELD, E. ; JEMEC, A. ; MAKHADO, O. ; RAMARUMO, E. (2009): Water Purification in Rural South Africa. Ethical Analysis and Reflections on Collaborative Community Engagement Projects in Engineering. In: International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering: Volume 4 , 1-14. URL [Accessed: 20.09.2012]