July 2021: WATALUX has been hailed as one of the “Best for the World ™ 2021” companies.

07/2021: WATA part of the “Best for the World”

January 2021: Retrospective of 2020. By improving the autonomy of rural health centers with the possibility of producing disinfectant on site, WATA contributes to the fight against COVID-19.

01/2021: Looking back on 2020, what a year!



Interview of Manon Renfer, Communication Director on WATA to Léna Ailloud for Radio Cité Geneva.

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COVID-19: the strategic role of active chlorine.
Article in the SDC’s “One World” newspaper

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On April 30, 2020, the Burkinabè Ministry of Health received WATA kits from the hands of the Swiss Cooperation and the Burkinabè Baobab-Antenna association for the production of bleach in health centers.

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Interview on the project against COVID-19 in Burkina Faso during the delivery of the SDC equipment to the Ministry of Health

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The village communities of Sabtenga[Burkina Faso] now have the possibility of producing chlorine to make their drinking water more drinkable.

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The WATA technology has received the endorsement of the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions based on the assessment of independent experts.


As a partner in the ‘Safe Water Phase 2’ program, IRC spoke to Fanny Boulloud about business viability at a stakeholder workshop in Nepal in the fall of 2017.

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Science to help the most disadvantaged. Interview with Pierre-Gilles Duvernay, Water and Hygiene technical advisor for the RTS CQFD program.

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Article: “A Geneva solution to make water for the poorest people drinking water” in the SIG magazine “Vive la vie” in autumn 2016

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“A pinch of salt for four liters of water per day” Tribune de Genève, June 2016 (Impact Journalism Day).

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Scientific publications


Poster presentation of the outcomes of equipping 19 rural supply water networks with 31 WATA electrochlorinators to ensure that the water distributed to the community is safe to drink.


An audio was recorded for 2021 UNC Water & Health Conference from The Water Institute.

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“Assessment of low-cost, non-electrically powered chlorination devices for gravity-driven membrane water kiosks in eastern Uganda”, 2021, Dössegger et al.



“Cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces in the context of COVID-19” Interim guidance, World Health Organization.



“Preventing nosocomial infections in resource-limited
settings: An interventional approach in healthcare
facilities in Burkina Faso “written by Antenna Foundation in” Infection Diseases and Health “

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Treatment and good conservation of water at home thanks to “Chlore’C”. Case study of a social enterprise in Guinea Conakry

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