Michael Lea, a founding patron of Centre for Low Cost Water and Sanitation (CAWST), founding director of the Clearinghouse for low-cost water treatment technologies for developing countries and board member of Safe Water International (SWI). Working as environmental practitioner, associated with the Comprehensive Rural Health Project (Jamkhed) in India, designer of sand filter technology (see JAL filter), Michael is committed to assisting in bringing about positive change in the world wherever possible. As an accomplished writer is one of his ways to engage in discussion and play a small role demystifying which technology is in society's interest to pursue. We encourage you to download the following PDFs and send to anyone who is involved in water treatment in the developing world.
- Michael Lea (2008). Biological Sand Filters: Low‐Cost Bioremediation Technique for Production of Clean Drinking Water. Current Protocols in Microbiology DOI: 10.1002/9780471729259.mc01g01s9
- Michael Lea (2010). Bioremediation of Turbid Surface Water Using Seed Extract from Moringa oleifera Lam. (Drumstick) Tree. Current Protocols in Microbiology DOI: 10.1002/9780471729259.mc01g02s16
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