Charcoal / Biochar Water Treatment Systems

 

Video Resources

Aqueous Solutions: a short introduction ::: What Aqueous is all about, in 7 minutes and 40 seconds.

Aqueous Solutions – Biochar Workshop Thailand by Darcy Muenchrath.

Biochar adsorbent for control of synthetic organic contaminants in affordable decentralized water treatment ::: Webinar hosted by the Centre for Affordable Water & Sanitation Technologies (CAWST)

Self-Reliant Water Treatment in 5 minutes and 12 seconds (Thai language, English subtitles) ::: A humorous short video with narration and animation describing the water treatment system at Pun Pun Center for Self-Reliance (northern Thailand).

Making gasifier biochar for decentralized water treatment ::: An English language video explaining the theory of biomass gasification and step-by-step instructions for fabricating and operating a 200 L (55-gal) drum gasifier.

Gasifier charcoal (biochar) oven (Thai language) ::: Theory and practical instructions for making gasifier char, by Jon Jandai of Pun Pun Farm (Thailand).

Making Gasifier Char with Jon Jandai ::: An artistic, short and funny rendition, in Thai language with English subtitles.

  

Downloadable Handbooks

2000 Liter per day (“PunPun”) Water Treatment System Graphical Manual (high res pdf, 18 MB) ::: This handbook is formatted for “borderess” printing on A4 paper for easy and inexpensive binding (Low res pdf, MB)

::: 2000 L/d Treatment System Manual Burmese Language

::: 2000 L/d Treatment System Manual Thai Language

 

300 Liter per day (“blue barrel”) Water Treatment System Graphical Manual (high res pdf, 30 MB) ::: This handbook is formatted for “borderless” printing on A4 paper for easy and inexpensive binding. (Low res pdf, 1.6 MB)

::: 300 L/d Treatment System Manual Burmese Language

::: 300 L/d Treatment System Manual Thai Language

::: 300 L/d Treatment System Manual Sinhala Language

::: 300 L/d Treatment System Manual Lao Language

::: 300 L/d Treatment System Manual Spanish Language

 

E-Z Adsorption Char Drum Oven ::: A mostly graphical (minimal text) handbook for constructing a drum pyrolyzer using inexpensive and commonly available materials, and using only simple hand tools – no need for electricity.