Carmarthenshire firm exports water-safety technology

A company from Carmarthenshire is exporting its pioneering water-purification technology around the world.

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Welsh company exports water-purification technology

A company from Carmarthenshire is exporting its pioneering water-purification technology around the world.

Hydro Industries, based in Llangennech, uses electrodes, to separate contaminants, ranging from mud to radioactive material, from safe water.

Our reporter Tom Sheldrick went along to see the process in action:

Ensuring people have access to safe water remains a major challenge for global leaders in the 21st century.

The charity WaterAid estimates:

  • 748m people in the world don't have access to safe water
  • That's around 1 in 10 of the global population
  • Every 21 seconds, a child dies from a water-related illness

Watch: Clean water in just three minutes

Helping more people around the world to have access to safe drinking water is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century.

But a company from Carmarthenshire are aiming to improve the situation, with their pioneering technology for purifying water.

The technology takes three minutes to clean the water. We've sped up that process for you in the video below, so you can see how it works.

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