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3 Recent News Stories About Water Filter Innovations

Here are three recent news stories that show the many ways water filters are making a difference:

1. Entrepreneur helps provide clean water for those in need

This USC News article profiles Kevin Kassel, a senior at USC who started an organization called Club H2O to help provide water filters to developing countries. Now, Kassel is starting a company called Aqus, which aims to provide affordable, income-generating water filters for the developing world.

2. Marines receive upgrade to personal water filters

This recent news post from the official website of the United States Marine Corps reveals that “the Marine Corps is investing in a next-generation water purification system that will allow individual Marines to get safe, drinkable water straight from the source.” The new system, called Individual Water Purification System Block II, or IWPS II for short, will enable Marines to purify fresh bodies of water on the go, enabling them to travel further on missions.

3. NSF certifies water filter pitcher that reduces arsenic

According to this press release from NSF International, an independent organization that certifies products for the water industry, they have just certified the first water filter pitcher that reduces arsenic v. The release notes that “according to the WHO, more than 200 million people worldwide might be chronically exposed to arsenic in drinking water.”

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