Latest BioSand Filter Stories

2011-03-29 08:05:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Safe Water Team (SWT, www.safewaterteam.org) has announced that it has partnered with the Honduras government, Health and Humanitarian Outreach Projects (HHOP), Triple Quest, the Honduran Coffee Growers Association, and Vida Abundante Ministry to implement a large-scale Hydraid® BioSand Water Filter (www.hydraid.org) project in Honduras. The group of organizations has launched a large scale Hydraid implementation...

2011-03-22 11:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honduran President Porfirio Lobo and safe water advocates Triple Quest, Health and Humanitarian Outreach Projects (HHOP), Safe Water Team, and Vida Abundante Ministry have announced a new collaboration to install 40,000 Hydraid® BioSand Water Filters throughout Honduras during the next five years. Over the longer term, the group envisions supplying Honduras' need for more than 265,000 of the innovative filters, which have...

2010-11-30 15:11:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Quest, the international distributor of the Hydraid® BioSand water filter, today announced the U.S. Navy's delivery of 150 Hydraid water filters and a fully equipped mobile medical clinic to cholera-stricken Haiti. The delivery, made by the high-speed vessel Swift, marks the launch of Project Handclasp, a relief program that is part of the Navy's Southern Partnership Station 2011 humanitarian deployment. It also...

2010-09-20 09:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of Honduran households using the Hydraid® BioSand Filter, a highly effective, lightweight water purification device, has confirmed a prior study conducted by University of North Carolina researchers, which found that the filter is the most sustainable means for cleaning water in developing countries. The new research, conducted in August by members of Hydraid®'s field implementation team,...

2010-06-14 08:15:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to continue its mission of bringing safe drinking water to even the most challenging environments on the planet, the Safe Water Team (www.safewaterteam.org) has announced that it will be expanding its relationship with its international team members to increase distribution of the HydrAid® BioSand Water Filter. Beginning in Haiti, Safe Water Team (SWT) has been working with Thirsting to Serve (Rotary District...

2010-03-22 08:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of World Water Day, Triple Quest, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based company has partnered with Rotary International District 6290 (60 clubs from the U.S. and Canada) to launch a campaign to give consumers an opportunity to help get cleaner water to Haitian families. A less than $100 donation will ensure the purchase, shipping and installation of a HydrAid® BioSand Water Filter System that will provide more than 100 gallons of...

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