LPU Cavite’s Innovative Water Project Gains Global Recognition as Finalist in THE Asia Awards 2024

LPU Cavite has been announced as a finalist at the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Awards 2024, aligning with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically targeting clean water and climate action. The project, “Design and Installation of Solar-Powered Atmospheric Water Generator Accompanied by Rainwater Harvester with Purification System,” is an embodiment of the university’s commitment to sustainable development, directly supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, and SDG 13: Climate Action.

The team led by Delia S. Fainsan, Ross Edric J. Apura, Rex Angeles V. Manalo, and Rey Angeles V. Manalo, engineered a system that not only produces potable water from atmospheric air but does so by leveraging renewable energy. The application of such technology is a game-changer for regions struggling with water accessibility and represents a leap forward in sustainable innovation.

With its inclusion as a finalist in the THE Asia Awards 2024, LPU Cavite demonstrates the critical role that academic research and innovation play in contributing to the broader goals of societal well-being and environmental stewardship. The project’s acknowledgement paves the way for ongoing research and the advancement of sustainable technologies in the realm of higher education.