This Tower Pulls Drinking Water Out of Thin Air

Designer Arturo Vittori says his invention can provide remote villages with more than 25 gallons of clean drinking water per day In some parts of Ethiopia, finding potable water is a six-hour journey. People in the region spend 40 billion hours a year trying to find and collect water, says a group called the Water […]

Greenhouse by rootsup collects mountain dew to water crops in Ethiopian highlands

In hot, dry areas of the world, collecting enough rainwater to grow crops can be difficult. Another potential source of water for collection, however, can be dew. Roots Up has designed a greenhouse to collect dew in Gondar, Ethiopia, as part of a scheme to help local farmers with low-tech solutions. The water collected is, […]

PLANT SEEDS USED TO PURIFY WATER FOR DRINKING

MORINGA TREE SEEDS USED TO PURIFY WATER IN THE 3RD WORLD COUNTRIES “In the developing world, more than 1 billion people cannot get clean drinking water… The United Nations says that dirty water causes 80 percent of diseases in the developing world, and kills 10 million people annually.” Those sobering lines are from the United […]

DESALLINATED WATER PLANT FOR SIGAPORE

Global expansion for Singapore reverse osmosis Sam Ong, group deputy CEO, discusses the company’s global plans after the joint announcement with PUB on the start of ground works for Singapore’s second and largest seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant. The facility will supply PUB with 70 million gallons of desalinated water a day over a 25-year […]

WATER HARVESTED FROM FOG IN HIGH ALTITUDE AREAS CAN BE QUITE A VOLUME

Namib Beetle inspires new ‘fog harvesting’ research By Ben Coxworth 21:55 April 26, 2011 For years, people living in high-altitude or coastal arid countries have been collecting drinking water by harvesting fog. More specifically, they’ve mounted pieces of fine netting over top of containers, left the setup overnight, then collected the fog droplets that got […]