THE Department of Science and Technology-Industrial Technology Development Institute (DoST-ITDI) unveils groundbreaking technology to solve the shortage of safe drinking water during calamities and emergencies such as typhoons, flooding and earthquakes as well as in remote areas where water supply is disrupted.

"SAFEWTRS: Emergency Disinfection System of Drinking Water" is a manually controlled, compact and mobile water treatment system, powered by solar energy and engineered to produce up to 2,000 liters of potable water in 9 hours.

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