A Division of Aquaffirm
BBC video

London 5th September 2019

AquAffirm is pleased to announce that its proprietary AquAffirm-As™ test – a new rapid, low-cost, easy-to-use digital test for measuring arsenic in drinking water – has been showcased in a BBC World Service video filmed in association with the BBC podcast People Fixing the World.

The programme also includes an interview with AquAffirm CEO Dr David Sarphie on location in Bangladesh and shows a demonstration of the test to representatives from UNICEF in an arsenic-affected area of Bangladesh.

The programme, called “Detecting a lethal poison in drinking water”, is available at the following link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/stories-49571357/detecting-a-lethal-poison-in-drinking-water

To find out more visit: www.aquaffirm.com


About AquAffirm

AquAffirm-As™ rapid test for simple, rapid, affordable measurement of arsenic in drinking water. AquAffirm is a development-stage environmental technology company commercialising proprietary technologies for monitoring and management of water quality, globally a $3.1 billion business. AquAffirm has developed the first-of-its-kind test for rapid measurement of arsenic in drinking water, addressing a problem affecting over 140m people in 70 countries, including Bangladesh, where tens-of-thousands die annually, as well as the USA, Mexico, Taiwan and Vietnam.

For more information, please contact Nanda Rahman on 00 44 207 544 8420 or e-mail nanda.rahman@aquaffirm.com.