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Tag: Drinkable Water

UC Berkeley: Pulling drinkable water out of dry air

Imagine a future in which every home has an appliance that pulls all the water the household needs out of the air, even in dry or desert climates, using only the power of the sun. That future may be around the corner, with the demonstration this week of a water harvester that uses only ambient …

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Big Think: Bill Nye | Can We Desalinate Water for Human Consumption on a Massive Scale?

The ability to desalinate water on an industrial scale would change the world, says Bill Nye the Science Guy, bringing fresh water to populations all over the globe that currently going without.  

TED: 4 Ways We Can Avoid a Catastrophic Drought | David Sedlak

As the world’s climate patterns continue to shift unpredictably, places where drinking water was once abundant may soon find reservoirs dry and groundwater aquifers depleted. In this talk, civil and environmental engineer David Sedlak shares four practical solutions to the ongoing urban water crisis. His goal: to shift our water supply towards new, local sources …

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The Drinkable Book – Water is Life

The “drinkable book” combines treated paper with printed information on how and why water should be filtered. Its pages contain nanoparticles of silver or copper, which kill bacteria in the water as it passes through.