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Lifewall / Emergency water supply for domestic homes.


Lifewall aims ameliorate many of the issues faced in emergency potable water supply due to a natural disaster event. Key performance features such as manual handling, usability, integration into the local environment and resilience along with desirability have been addressed. A heuristic design approach has led to an emergency water storage system with a modular product architecture, which maximises water resource survivability and improves utility before and after a disaster event. The lifewall system filters all water in the home and stores it for an emergency through daily use of the living space greatly improving water security.


Massey University

Massey University
College of Creative Arts
Wellington, New Zealand

Michael Scott Jones,
Massey University Wellington