June 14, 2018
If you’re not keenly aware of what it does, the innocuous mid-sized plastic bucket with a hose-looking contraption dangling from it doesn’t demand much more than a glance or two. Perhaps, you may think, it’s a crude way of siphoning water into cups, or of serving as an alternate method of dispensing some other sort of liquid. You’d be half-right, but you’re thinking too specifically. The hose-thing is a filtration system, and what it does is much grander and more important: it saves lives.