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After a crisis, how can we tell if water is safe to drink? Video on TEDex.com

Posted By Kondwani in Water Quality

After a crisis, how can we tell if water is safe to drink? Current tests are slow and complex, and the delay can be deadly, as in the cholera outbreak after Haiti's earthquake in 2010. TED Fellow Sonaar Luthra previews his design for a simple tool that quickly tests water for safety -- the Water Canary.

Sonaar Luthra is the creator of Water Canary, a water-testing device that collects real-time water-quality data from the field http://www.ted.com -

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