Commonwealth National Podcast

Gayle Pergamit: Technology Solution for Fresh Water? (1/9/2008)

Duration: 
1:12:59

Gayle Pergamit, CEO and Founder, Agua Via

One of the biggest problems in the developing world is access to clean water for drinking and cooking. Water scarcity creates enormous human and economic costs in the developing world. Half of the projects to improve clean water in the developing world fail, mostly because of political, cultural, logistical, and educational barriers. Come to hear a pioneer in nanotechnology tell us about the potential technologies for purifying water including one that may have the potential to overcome these barriers.

This program was recorded live on January 9, 2008.