Tag Archives: WAPI

Solar Cooking Oven Reviews & Tips

We have been practicing solar cooking for a while now and  have a few tips to share with you. I’ve used four different types of solar ovens, and each one has its own characteristics.  The four different types are the All American Sun Oven, the Gosun Solar Cooker, the Solavore, and a homemade parabolic reflector. I’d like to give the pros and cons of each oven and then share tips I’ve learned from using this method of cooking over the years.

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The All American Sun Oven

The first one I will talk about is the All American Sun Oven, this is the more traditional box oven and it works very similar to the oven in your kitchen range.…

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An Inexpensive Way To Pasteurize Your Water

I have often felt after talking with people that water purification is a major weakness that many of us share.  In my family, we have the capability to treat large amounts of water.  We have several good quality gravity filters and numerous smaller units.

But with all of that, I still have an ace in the hole.  The WAPI that stands for Water Pasteurization Indicator

This new method of water purification using solar ovens and the sun has been developed by Dr. Bob Metcalf, a professor in microbiology at California State University at Sacramento.

Water Pasteurization Indicator (WAPI) is a simple thermometer that indicates when water has reached pasteurization temperature and is safe to consume. …

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A Simple and Inexpensive Water Purification Device the WAPI

A few months ago, I wrote an article called Sodis an inexpensive method of water purification.  This described a method for purifying water by using sunlight.  It uses plastic bottles manufactured from PETE or glass.  The UV light is what purifies the water.  The heat from the sun can help.  I recommend you read the article.

A new and improved method of water purification using the solar ovens and the sun has been developed by Dr. Bob Metcalf, a professor in microbiology at California State University at Sacramento.

Water Pasteurization Indicator (WAPI) is a simple thermometer that indicates when water has reached pasteurization temperature and is safe to consume. …

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