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This Device Sucks Drinking Water Out of Dry Desert Air, Powered Only by The Sun
https://www.sciencealert.com/this-revolutionary-device-sucks-drinking-water-out-of-dry-desert-air-powered-only-by-the-sun


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Good idea, thanks for sharing!
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Solar-powered moisture harvester collects and cleans water from air
http://www.solardaily.com/reports/Solar_powered_moisture_harvester_collects_and_cleans_water_from_air_999.html

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"The new material is designed to both harvest moisture from the air and produce clean water under sunlight, avoiding intensive energy consumption," said Yu, an associate professor of materials science and mechanical engineering.



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Another one, actually in production:
https://www.treehugger.com/solar-technology/solar-hydropanel-can-pull-10-liters-drinking-water-day-out-air.html

If one of us could invent an affordable unit, there might be a market for it.

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Vids from the link





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I've actually seen a couple of those around! They're always done DIY by our clients but they're honestly the COOLEST... no pun intended

Now i want to make one!

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"I've actually seen a couple of those around! They're always done DIY by our clients but they're honestly the COOLEST... no pun intended"

I still haven't figured out how they work...

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