Active Water Treatment

est. 2018

Mission

Seek to remove radioactive heavy metal contaminants from local deposits of water in the Navajo Nation and protect health of residents

Method

Small-scale, mobile ion-exchange device suitable for treating pond-sized volumes of water and deliver it directly to the contaminated sites.

Benefit

Alleviate sub-standard health and living conditions while providing clean water and jobs to those living in the Navajo territory.

Skills

Reaction and Hardware Engineering, Process Design, Fluid Mechanics, Autodesk Fusion 360, Micro-Controller Programming, Solidworks

Recent Progress

2020-2021

AWT Showcase Poster (SP20)
AWT Showcase Poster (SP20)

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AWT CAD model
AWT CAD model

This image is the team’s CAD model for their prototype.

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Image from iOS
Image from iOS

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AWT Showcase Poster (SP20)
AWT Showcase Poster (SP20)

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2020-2021 Roster

Project Managers:

Zachery Kumar - '22

Tina Reuter - '22

Team Members:

Rebecca Albers - '22

Animesh Mohapatra - '22

Isabella Aruguay - '23

Hailey Morris - '22

Micah Tattao - '22

Jaden Cramlet - '23

Michael Sheahan - '22

Stephanie Barajas -'24

Ryan Leung - '22

Bernadette Benoit -'22

Jose Morales -'23

Meet the Team

Project History

AWT in a weekly team meeting
AWT in a weekly team meeting

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AWT Prototype
AWT Prototype

This image displays the team’s Physical Prototype.

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AWT Team 2019
AWT Team 2019

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AWT in a weekly team meeting
AWT in a weekly team meeting

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