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A Billboard That Creates Drinkable Water Out of Thin Air

March 9, 2013
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A Billboard That Creates Drinkable Water Out of Thin Air

We are not the only ones thinking of how to use atmospheric water in places where water is scarce. Here’s a project the University of Engineering and Technology of Peru (UTEC). The students turned a billboard into an atmospheric water collector and added a tap for everyone to use! Check it out:
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Greenification of Qatar Using Atmospheric Water

November 19, 2012
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Greenification of Qatar Using Atmospheric Water

There’s a very interesting project being launched in Qatar this month — sea water is collected by evaporators and used to create an oasis in the middle of a desert: The ultimate aim of the Sahara Forest Project is to return vast areas of desert back to life, providing food, water and clean energy...
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Drip Irrigation Driven by Fog in Santiago

July 4, 2011
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Domingos is a farmer living in the highlands of Serra Malagueta. He says that they get 1000 liters per day from one of his fog nets! He grows potatoes, many different varieties, like we did. Check out the cool use of old beer bottles—he recycles them to help build his structures for farming. The...
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Videos on Fog Collection Around the World

July 1, 2011
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To make our collection of resources a bit more international in scope, here are few videos we found on how to make fog collectors with cheap materials and use them around the globe. Enjoy! The cool addition here are the fans inside the cage that lower the temperature for better fog collection (at least...
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How to Build a Dew Catcher

June 4, 2011
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This video shows to construct a dew catcher (really more like a fog catcher) from an aluminum frame and netting.
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Where Do We Fit In?

June 2, 2011
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Where Do We Fit In?

Some things that collect water from the air are quite large, such as fog harvesters. Some are very expensive: air water condenser turbine. Some are very small: the desert beetle dew harvester. And some are inexpensive: Tal-Ya irrigators (only $1.00 each). We thought it would be appropriate to show you where we think D.R.I.P.S....
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Fog Collection Project in Prathivara Temple

May 30, 2011
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More fog collection from Nepal:
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Fog Collection in Eastern Nepal

May 30, 2011
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Eritrea Fog Collection Project

May 30, 2011
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