Water Vending Machine is also known as “Water ATM”; a coin-operated water RO (Reverse Osmosis) machine that can be installed at any Public/Private place to deliver “Healthy drinking water” at most affordable prices and convenience.
This is a very useful technology and can dispense pure drinking water quantity starting from 250ml /1 litre/ 20 litres by paying Rs. 02/05/20 respectively. This is basically a “New Generation Product” revolutionizing the Water Industry. You must have seen “Water Trolleys” selling contaminated water at Rs. 02 per glass; Water Vending Machines can be the replacement of these Trolleys. The best part of Water Vending Machine is that it is providing a glass of safe and clean drinking water at similar prices (rupees 02 coin per 300 ml glass).
Benefits of Water Vending Machine
- It’s cost-effective and economical for both rural and urban areas.
- There is also a complete guarantee of safe and clean drinking water which frees people from worries of water-borne diseases.
- It dispenses safe and pure water 24/7 round the year. People can purchase water on the ‘pay per use’ basis as and when they want.
- It saves the time and efforts that people spend on travelling or standing in queues to fetch safe and pure drinking water. They don’t have to skip schools or work as water is easily made available by these ATMs.
- It reduces the dependence of citizens on packaged drinking water, which otherwise is an expensive option, especially for those living in rural areas.
- People also learn to use water prudently as they have to pay for it even though it is at a nominal cost.
Mobile Operating Water ATM – Water E-Rickshaw
Water E-rickshaw is the another form of water vending machine that can be operated remotely and one can sell water from any preferred location. The best part of Water E-Rickshaw is that it doesn’t require any space as compared to Water ATM. E-Rickshaw is a beautiful concept, wherein it comes with a storage tank of 350 litres and an inbuilt chiller that maintain water temperature for 12 hours. Moreover, it has similar functionality like Water Vending machine and people can avail affordable pure drinking water.
Water E-Rickshaw is a technology wherein Water storage is fixed over a heavy loaded rickshaw that comes with 04 batteries (100 AMP) and gives the flexibility to drive 70 km after single recharge. Similarly, as Water ATM it consists single/dual dispenser. Water E-Rickshaw is also a kind of New business opportunity for the people in Tier 2 & 3 towns. One can earn around 4000-5000 rupees on daily basis depending upon water consumption of the locality.
Further, many different corporations are coming up with new ideas just to fulfil their goal of delivering healthy water across the country like one corporation in MADHURAI is planning to install 15 coin-operated Water Vending Machine around Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple so that devotees and visitors could fill one-litre bottle for Rs.2 and half a litre bottle for Re. 1 coin which is actually very cheaper than bottled water.
There are several companies in India which are indulged in the manufacturing of Water ATM machines and Water E-Rickshaw. A normal 100 lph water ATM machines cost approx rupees 2.50 Lakh; wherein Water E-Rickshaw is available at approx. 2,85,000.00.
Aqua Soft is one of the oldest manufacturing company that deals in Water Vending Machine (Water ATM) as well as Water E-Rickshaw.