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State prisons and jails are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 outbreaks due to the close living quarters, and extra precautions must be taken to protect the inmates and staff from the virus. That’s why global health organization WaterStep will provide its patented BleachMaker to 22 prisons and jails throughout the state.
WaterStep, a Louisville-based nonprofit, is introducing a portable device that can create a gallon of bleach in an hour using just water, salt and a power source.
Louisville-based WaterStep has donated its patented BleachMakers to dozens of local social services agencies and homeless shelters to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
A local organization is known for stepping up to help around the world in the midst of natural disasters. After a disaster of its hit home in Louisville, WaterStep is continuing to make a difference locally with an invention that was created right here in the city.
WaterStep’s BleachMaker Uses Patented Technology to Combat National Bleach and Hand Sanitizer Shortage - April 14, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, WaterStep is fulfilling requests for the BleachMaker from governments, nonprofit organizations, hospitals and emergency providers in the U.S. and around the world, including a recent request for Hope for Homeless, a shelter in Los Angeles that serves 10,000 teenagers.
This video explains how to set up and operate the WaterStep BleachMaker. It also explains how to test the strength of bleach produced as well as use the bleach created.
WaterStep deploys BleachMakers to service organizations fighting the spread of COVID-19 - April 6, 2020
Louisville-based WaterStep is continuing to provide its patented BleachMaker to local organizations to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
Louisville nonprofit providing patented ‘BleachMakers’ to clean homeless shelters, more - April 3, 2020
Louisville nonprofit WaterStep is providing several of its patented BleachMakers to help homeless shelters, nonprofit organizations, hospitals and emergency providers combat the spread of COVID-19.
A Jeffersonville homeless shelter has received a donation its managers say will be “critical” in the fight against the spread of COVID-19.
On Monday, the pantry received a medical service-grade bleach making machine, which will allow the pantry to make its own disinfectant on-site to improve facility sanitation.
Fox said they are “thrilled” with the gift of a bleach-making apparatus from WaterStep in Louisville. Devices like these take water, salt and electricity and output bleach, which serves as a powerful disinfectant urgently needed at the time.
WaterStep is providing several of its patented BleachMakers to help homeless shelters in Louisville, Kentucky combat the spread of COVID-19.
WaterStep donating BleachMaker kits to help local homeless shelter fight coronavirus - March 25, 2020
Louisville-based non-profit WaterStep is helping the one of the community's most vulnerable populations combat the coronavirus.
JCPS students learn proper handwashing techniques; schools will stay open amid coronavirus concerns - March 9, 2020
Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio says he is working closely with state and county health officials to monitor the spread.