WaterWheel Rolls Out Solution to Ease Heavy Load

Posted on Friday, March 21st, 2014 by

A U.S. based group called Wello has reinvented the wheel to help families in the developing world who don’t have easy access to water. Many people, including children, are spending a quarter to half of every day, hauling water on their heads. But, instead of carrying […]

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A Billboard That Creates Drinkable Water Out of Thin Air

Posted on Friday, July 12th, 2013 by

It’s not entirely self-sufficient, requiring electricity (it’s not clear how  much) to power the five devices that comprise the billboard’s inverse osmosis  filtration system, each device responsible for generating up to 20 liters. The  water is then transported through small ducts to a central holding tank at the  billboard’s base, where you’ll find — what […]

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Researchers Develop a Self-Filling Water Bottle that Harvests Water from the Air

Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 by

Sorensen got the idea from observing the Namib desert beetle, which lives in a habitat that receives less than half an inch of water a year. To get its water, the beetle climbs to the top of a dune and turns its back, which contains water-attracting areas, to the wind. In addition to providing […]

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Just how much water is your home wasting per day?

Posted on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 by

How to Save 150 Gallons of Water Per Day Without Leaving Your Home. Fresh water accounts for less than one percent of all the water on the planet, making it a very precious resource. It is the Achilles heel for every civilization, as there is […]

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