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SafeSIPP system purifies, eases transportation of water

August 12, 2013

SafeSIPP is a student-led startup founded by Arizona State University graduate student Jared Schoepf and his fellow chemical engineering classmates, Lindsay Fleming and Taylor Barker. It aims to solve three critical problems facing rural communities in the developing world: transportation, purification, and storage of drinking water. 

SafeSIPP developed a life-changing water transportation system that increases the amount of water that can be collected at a time to more than double the standard. Their unique system has made barrels of water so easy to transport that is has also drastically reduced the amount of time it takes to transport water by 75 percent. It also purifies the water as it's being moved. 

Schoepf has been named as one of the top five finalists in the "College Entrepreneur of the Year" competition run by Entrepreneur Magazine. To vote for Schopef, visit

Lisa Robbins

Editor/publisher, Media Relations and Strategic Communications