Clean Drinking Water for Developing Nations (video) Michigan Technological University Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Thousands of children die every day from water-borne diseases in the developing world. Joshua Pearce of Michigan Technological University has discovered a simple and cheap method of making even the muddiest water safe to drink. Credit Justin Plichta - Michigan Technological University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.