Author Archives: Vishwa Narayan

About Vishwa Narayan

who can live without water? drinking water for all is my goal, through Theertham, a not-for-profit organization i founded and registered in Texas. you can reach me at drvishwanarayan@yahoo.com

Japan reeling

My heart goes out to the folks in Japan. Salt water and fresh water all mixed up, making previously useful water sources not potable. Wish I had my water purifier manufactured. It could certainly come in handy now, to a … Continue reading

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Some good news

to recap, there are three key subsystems making up the heart of the quencher. 1 of 3 = selective absorber: there are many sources in India that make selective absorbers. I found one inĀ  Bangalore that can work with Aluminium … Continue reading

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how much potable water does a family of 5 require per day?

in talking to the folks at http://www.arghyam.org, 2 litres per person for drinking purposes, and 7.5 to 10 litres per day for cooking purposes, totaling to about 20 litres per day

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Business plan

here is the 9 pageĀ  theertham_business_plan

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So who are you anyways?

I go by the name of Vishwa Narayan. Briefly: Vishwa Narayan earned his B.E.(Hons) from REC Trichy, India. He then spent 2 years at L&T’s switchgear division before moving to the US to earn his Masters and Ph.D. In EE, … Continue reading

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phrases I’d like to associate with Theertham

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for those who don’t want to read a long winded blog – a succint view of Theertham

these 19 slides provide a succint view of Theertham’s angle into clean water theertham_very_low_cost_portable_solar_water_distiller and this brief document is a high level product requirement specification for the quencher requirement_spec_theertham_portable_water_distiller

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