Sunny with a chance of water: Device pulls water from air without outside power

Read the full post at Centered.

Americans’ access to clean water is projected to become a more important issue in the coming years as drought and shrinking groundwater supplies — influenced to a certain degree by climate change — touch more parts of the U.S.

Engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison created a device that could be revolutionary in helping to meet clean water needs. This water vapor condenser is a big deal because it’s cheaper than other clean water production methods, and it is designed to grab water from the air without using an external power source.

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