Thank you for the response, Morgan. To answer your questions:
1) No, the components of this solution have been installed either commercially, or in a pilot setting.
2) As a part of this solution, and factored into the financial proposition is ongoing technical and leadership support to ensure its success. We will essentially license the solution to the local entrepreneur at a low cost to ensure its success.
3) Spare parts are a critical element of this solution.
You raise some critical questions. Note that the scale of this solution is "community based" meaning that we have factored into our solution of what can be managed or not for a local operator in an area without a high degree of experience in water purification/bottling/recycling. In comparison, today's bottled water and recycling factories/centers are built at such a large scale nobody would ever place them in a community that needs this the most. This is what differentiates our solutions from others.
By building this local scaled operation, it is manageable with all of the benefits remaining local. Thanks for your questions and comments.
Hello Erin, thanks for the note. Technically, these two operations can be standalone, but for social, financial, and supply chain reasons, they fit very well with each other. Because commercial bottled water operations large scale operations quite distant from consumers, the logistics of used plastic bottles has no economics, so ours is a community based supply chain system. I hope this helps.