Providing Clean Drinking Water in a Back Pack

The backpack provides all four elements of municipal water supply: collection, treatment, transport, and protected storage, which empowers people worldwide to easily and quickly purify contaminated waters. In addition to being durable and robust, the DayOne Waterbag also provides a 95% delivery costs savings compared to bottled water.

10 ideas that could change the world

The 30 regional finalists of the Chivas Venture social entrepreneurship competition are preparing for the global finale in LA this summer. Here are ten of those businesses – each with the potential to change the world.

Changing the Way the World Looks at Water with DayOne Response

Disasters happen, whether we are expecting them or not. While they can be chaotic and terrifying, there are companies out there who strive to pick up the pieces afterward and try to help those affected regain some sense of normalcy. DayOne Response is one of those companies who are there to help out when disaster strikes. DayOne Response is unique in that it focuses on ensuring everyone has clean water despite the chaos of the situation.

20 Global Startups That Are Changing The World

Addressing the vital need for clean water in disaster relief situations, DayOne Response has developed one solution called the DayOne Waterbag. This is a 10-litre personal water purification unit that can be transported like a backpack. A closed system, which prevents contamination, it is designed specifically to be distributed after a disaster. It purifies 10 litres of water in 30 minutes, and is reusable so a family of four can have clean drinking water for up to 2 months.

Ground zero feedback helps DayOne Response respond to disaster

Tricia Compas-Markman was in Haiti after a devastating earthquake killed more than 160,000 people when she finally realised her idea to change the world was a winner. “Even after a year, people were still living in tents, still affected by cholera, still very much affected by the earthquake,” the engineer and entrepreneur recalled.

22 of the Most Fascinating Social Good Startups Changing the World

DayOne Response develops and supplies innovative solutions for disaster relief. One solution is the DayOne Waterbag, which is a lightweight reusable personal water treatment device that provides all the essential functions for water purification. According to co-founder Amy Cagle, DayOne Waterbags have been deployed in over 20 countries, and the company has provided over 7 million liters of clean water in less than a year.

Interview: Day One Response (2013)

Interview by Madeline Parrish, Communications Intern Day One Response distributes their patented DayOne Waterbag, a ten gallon water filtration backpack, to disaster affected areas with no access to clean water. …

Interview: Day One Response (2012)

“For social enterprises that are in that early stage prior to taking on investment, I really think that all companies should be involved with the WJF competition because it provides …