Article | August 15, 2018

Modern Invention Pulls Water Out Of Thin Air

Source: KLa Systems
Modern Invention Pulls Water Out Of Thin Air

When you think about areas of the world where people have limited access to clean water, I’m guessing hot, sunny, arid climates come to mind. In an interesting twist, a couple of innovations are using those exact conditions to create potable water.

First up is Zero Mass Water which harnesses the power of the sun to pull water vapor from the air using solar panel arrays. The electricity is stored in an integrated lithium-ion battery which is used to drive a cycle of condensation and evaporation that can produce up to 5 liters of water per day.