The Tech Awards 2013 laureate: TOHL

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Country: Chile

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Problem: Providing access to water in remote areas is expensive.

Solution: Single segments of pipeline manufactured in lengths of 500 meters to several kilometers are loaded onto spools, which are then deployed by helicopter or truck.

Impact: Costs reduced, livelihoods preserved, homes protected, and resources conserved.

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