In looking for ways to make it easier for humans all over the planet to get clean, drinkable water, a student named Timothy Whitehead, from England, invented a simple, human powered water filter and sterilizer that makes use of ultraviolet light. He’s been selected to compete for the James Dyson Award for inventions that make the world a better place.

Can we make it even better?

the Lawrence river

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