Portable Potable

Quench Sea, a portable desalination device
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Quench Sea is a ground-breaking, low-cost, portable, manually-powered device that instantly turns seawater into drinkable freshwater. The handheld desalination device is capable of transforming seawater into fresh drinking water – providing clean water to people without access to clean water sources.

Quench Sea is able to produce more than two litres of fresh drinking water within an hour. The device requires users to manually power a pump which pushes the sea water through a set of osmosis membranes, that purify the water. One set of membranes will produce 17 000 litres of fresh drinking water and membranes would need to be replaced periodically.

Quench Sea is available for purchase on Indiegogo for $59

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