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From MIT: Harvesting Fresh Water from Fog

06/10/15 @ 9:27 am1 Comments

Researchers at MIT’s School of Engineering, working with colleagues at the Pontificial University of Chile in Santiago, are harvesting potable water from the coastal fog that forms on the edge of one of the driest regions on earth. Using a simple system of suspended mesh structures, placed on hilltops in areas with persistent fog and prevailing westerly winds, local Chilean communities collect fog water for drinking and agricultural use. Watch these screens collect water from fog:

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The Real A. Bear
Nice! It's a moisture farm :D

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