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Researchers’ Profile

• Edward Calalo BT-EET
• Jed Mercado BT-EET
• Cedric Sicangco BT-EET
• David Vergara BT-EET
• Ken Yu BT-EET

Portable Filtration System for Mangyan Community Using Photovoltaic Technology .

Manual Sterilizing of 1. Consumes a lot Source of water Water of time 2. Isolated 3. Taking of Long 2. No supply of Community/Area government water and electricity Perceived Solution: Portable Water Filtration System for Mangyan Community Using Photovoltaic Technology . Risky and water Pathway Exhausting 3. Contaminated 1. Unsupported by 3. Far source of 2.Background of the Study Problems Causes Effects 1.

Objectives of the Study I. d.Design a Drinking Fountain with the following features. Lighting fixtures to illuminate the surrounded area. c. Monitoring System that is composed of: . Water Filtration System to ensure the cleanliness of water. b. a. Solar panels that will serve as the main source of power.

2. Relay that will sense the solar LED light still functioning. 4. Water sensor that will sense the water level inside the water reservoir tank. GSM module that will report the status of prototype through SMS. 3. MPPT that will maximize the solar energy exert by the sun. .Objectives of the Study 1.

economy.Objectives of the Study 2. To write user’s manual . 4. Evaluate the performance of the prototype in terms of functionality. workability. 5. Test and Improved based on the cleanliness of water. and safety. Construct the prototype using locally available materials 3.

2 The Needs For Clean Water 1. Mangyan Community 1. Topical Outline I.2 Different Source of Water 1.3 Illumination .1 Importance of Water 1. Water 1.1 Situation of Mangyan 1.3 Contaminants of Water II.

6 Formula for Computation of Loads . Filtration System 1. Topical Outline III.2 Solar Panels 1.1 Definition Of Solar Technology 1.4 Types of Solar Panel 1.3 Types of Filtration System 1.4 Different Process of Filtration System IV.1 Definition of Filtration System 1.2 Importance of Filtration 1.5 Advantages and Disadvantages 1.3 Components of Solar Panel 1. Solar Technology 1.

V.3 Faucet 1.7 Lead Acid Battery (VRLA) 1.4 Water Pipes 1.5 Solar LED Lights 1.1 Reservoir Tank 1.2 Water Pump 1.6 MMPT ( Maximum Power Point Tracker) 1.Hardware Requirements 1.8 Monitoring System .

Conceptual Model of the Study Input Process Output .

Project Design Isometric View of the Prototype .

Project Development Exploded Design of the Concrete Storage .

Project Development The following are the steps follow in installation of Pole that attached to one of the concrete storage which were done in two stages: Stage 1 – Installation of Solar Panel 1. Check if the solar panel is tightened up with screws and is in right position after installation. 2. Install and secure the solar bracket at top of the pole using screwdriver and screws. 5. Install the foundation of the Solar Panel. 3. 4. . Install the solar panel on the top of the lamp pole. Lift the lamp pole.

Lift the lamp pole. 2.Check installation and connections to confirm that everything is in the right position. 5.Install the solar LED light on the lamp pole. .Install the Foundation of the Solar LED Light.Install and secure the Solar Bracket at the top of the lamp pole.Project Development Stage 2 – Installation of Solar LED light 1. 3. 4.

3. the following are the steps followed in the process flow of the water which were done in five stages: Stage 1 – Water Source (River) Assembly 1. Place and connect another water pipe from the water pump to water reservoir tank. 2. 4.Project Development Next. . 2. Connect the water pipes from the water source to the water pump. Check the water pipes if it is connected and if there is no leakage. Dig at least 60 cm below ground. 3. Dig at least 60 cm below ground. Place and connect the water pipe from the river through the water pump. Check if the water pipes are properly connected to avoid water leakage. Stage 2 – Water Pump Assembly 1.

Check also if the water pipes are properly connected to avoid water leakage. 2. 4. 2. Check if the water tank support is stable enough and in proper position. Place the faucet in one of the hole of the concrete storage. Check the water pipes connection if it is properly connected. Place the water tank in top of the elevated concrete. Attach the filtration system into the concrete storage. 3. Stage 4 – Water Reservoir Tank Assembly 1. Connect water pipes from the filtration system to the water tank. 4. 3. . 3. Check if the filtration system is properly attach. Check if the water faucet releases enough water. Stage 5 – Faucet Assembly 1. Connect water pipes from the water pump into the filtration system. 2.Project Development Stage 3 – Filtration System Assembly 1. Rotate counter clockwise the handle that serve as the switch of the faucet.

Project Development Lastly. Stage 2 – Battery Assembly 1. 3. connect the battery to the water pump and water sensor. 2. After connecting it to the MPPT. 2. 4. . 5. Check the connection if it is secured. Set the limits and check the settings of MPPT. the following are the steps followed in the process flow of Solar Panel to its load which were done in eight stages: Stage 1 – MPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracker) Assembly 1. Check if the wirings are secured. Use wrench to ensure if the screws and wire are properly tight. Connect the solar panel to the MPPT to monitor the energy obtained by the solar panel. Connect the MPPT to the battery for controlling and monitoring the energy that supplying the loads.

Check if the wire is tightened and connected. Connect the water level sensor to the battery source. Check if the wirings are secured. 3. Attach the water sensor inside the circuit box to know the level of water in the water reservoir tank. 2. Insert the wirings of the water pump to the solar panel through the pipes 4. Dig at least 60 cm below ground. medium and high. 3. 5. Stage 4 – Water Level Sensor Assembly 1. . Place and connect the pipes from the water pump through the concrete storage. Connect the wire from the water pump to the Solar Panel. 2. Connect the water level sensor into the microcontroller for the monitoring of water level. 5. After the connection place the wire (input) to the water tank to sense the water from low. 4.Project Development Stage 3 – Water Pump Assembly 1.

. Stage 6 – Arduino Microcontroller Assembly 1. 2.Project Development Stage 5 – Relay Assembly 1. Connect the Solar LED to the relay for the monitoring system. Check if the wirings are secured. 3. Check if the wirings are secured. Connect and program the Arduino microcontroller to the Global System for Mobile to control the GSM module for transmitting and receiving signal. Connect the relay to the microcontroller to become a triggering device for the solar LED. 2.

6. 5. . Open the Arduino IDE software 4. Check if the program works and if the wirings are secured. After connecting the GSM module to the microcontroller. The user’s will receive a feedback from the GSM module showing its status. Connect the GSM module and Arduino microcontroller into the laptop for program. Send a message to the GSM module sim card base on the program. 2. The laptop is the source of the GSM and Arduino microcontroller when programming it. Run the program.Project Development Stage 7 – Global System for Mobile (GSM) Module Assembly 1. 3. Go to the program and put the user’s mobile number. Stage 8 – Mobile Devices Assembly 1. put a sim card on the GSM module.

It must be placed the water pump in the river to flow it through pipes to filtration system directly to water tank. 2. 3.Operational Procedure 1.The project must be placed in an open area directed to sunlight for the solar panels and solar LED. 4.It must be connected the solar panel to MPPT for the Battery.It must be placed the water sensor inside the tank to monitor the levels of the water. .

Lastly.Operational Procedure 5. water sensor and relay. It must be connected the water sensor and relay to the microcontroller for monitoring devices. the microcontroller must be connected to the GSM to transmit message to the authorized person for the status and be informed through mobile. . 7. 6. It must be connected the battery into water pump.

Test if the GSM can transmit message to inform the . 2.Test if the monitoring device can precisely monitor the water level and light status 5. 3. 4.Test and determine if the solar panel can provide sufficient electricity to all devices in the system.Testing Procedure 1.Test the filtration if it can purify the water accurately and be able to drink.Test the solar LED if it can illuminate effectively in the certain area.

the following procedural method will be conducted to evaluate the functionality.Evaluation Procedure To determine the performance of the research study. workability. The project will demonstrate to at least 30 end users. durability. economy and safety. by asking them and give feedback on the project. .

two (2) faculty personnel. two (2) water sanitation experts and one (1) Barangay Captain. fourteen (14) EET students. . Assure the participants that their evaluation and participation which will be treated with confidentiality and it will be just used for the study. one (1) department head. Invite at least 30 evaluators consisting of ten (10) Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) professor. Project Demonstration 1. 2.A.

6. Collect and tabulate the data. for them to explore and use. Distribute the evaluation tool to the evaluators and ask them to rate the system. 5. Compute the mean of each criterion and the overall mean. and . 4.3. Demonstrate and present the prototype to the participants accordingly on how the system works.

Interpret the results using the equivalent descriptive rating on table 2. 8. Interpret the results and the acceptability of the system for the equivalent descriptive rating.7. .