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Solar powered desal plant goes to Tuvalu | Asia Pacific

Solar powered desal plant goes to Tuvalu

Solar powered desal plant goes to Tuvalu

Updated 29 February 2012, 11:55 AEDT

UNICEF in New Zealand is sending a solar powered desalination plant to Tuvalu.

It's to help provide fresh drinking water to a school which was threatened with closure because of the drought crisis in the country.

The unit can produce six thousand litres of fresh water a day from seawater, and will also supply a health clinic in the capital, Funafuti.

Presenter: Bruce Hill

Speaker: Hamish Lindsay, UNICEF New Zealand

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