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Ashok Gadgil, UV Waterworks Water Purifier Inventor
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Ashok Gadgil

Ashok Gadgil

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Gadgil as a young boy
Gadgil as a young boy

UV Waterworks Water Purifier Inventor

Physicist Ashok Gadgil invented a method of disinfecting water that works under almost any environmental conditions and is cheap to manufacture and use.

“When we discovered that it was possible to disinfect water for a couple of cents per metric ton we got very excited. This was certainly something that developing-country populations at the lower end of the economic ladder could afford.”

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