Caddisfly is a product of Akvo
For more information on Akvo Caddisfly, please visit http://akvo.org/akvo-caddisfly/
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Caddisfly is a low cost water testing kit that anybody can operate. It works with a mobile phone, is reasonably accurate, and easy to use on the field.
Caddisfly is also a complete Quality Information System. Instantly send result to an online map. Download statistical reports. Access data shared by others.
The testing process is easy. Just fill a the phone attachment with source water. Insert a reagent cartridge. Attach to phone and get the test result on the Caddisfly app. Its that simple!
A prototype of the map can be viewed here.
Caddisfly is an Open Source Project to develop a low cost water testing kit.
Test results from various locations will be shared online enabling communities to evolve locally relevant and sustainable systems for better drinking water.
Caddisfly Water Quality Testing Kit aims to help detect 5 major contaminants of water: Fluoride, Nitrate, Arsenic, E.Coli and Iron.
Caddisfly is currently at an advanced prototype stage. Please contact us if you wish to be notified when Caddisfly is released.