Lamonte Pierce must’ve
been taught not to complain about problems if he didn’t offer solutions. According
Free Press, the 36-year-old Jackson State University (JSU) graduate student
got tired of receiving boil-water alerts in his hometown of Jackson,
Mississippi. He decided to do something about it.
He invented the “Cleanstraww,”
a reusable straw that is actually a water filtration system. Originally believing
the product to be so simple someone had likely already created it, Pierce had
the opportunity to execute his idea in a 3D Printing challenge during a cyber
learning summit in 2016.
According to its website, “Cleanstraww is powered by a 3-step filtering process using special patented FDA compliant material that helps separate particles and sediment from water on demand using the force of your mouth.”
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