Over 884 million people in the world don’t have access to clean drinking water. In fact, the water in Americans’ toilet bowls is cleaner than the water used by over a billion people every day. These staggering statistics can be overwhelming, but the folks at WaterisLife have found a creative solution. Enter The Drinkable Book
Invented by chemist Dr. Theresa Dankovich, The Drinkable Book contains pages coated with silver nanoparticles that kill bacteria. Water poured through just one page will have 99.99% of its bacteria removed, making it comparable to American tap water. The best part? These pages are sustainable and cost only pennies to produce! One page can purify a family’s drinking water for up to a month, which means the The Drinkable Book will proved them clean water for four years.
The book also educates its users about safe water habits, as each page contains information about sanitation and hygiene printed in food grade ink. Check out the video below for more details:
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