Gallery: Student-Designed Chaac Ha Water Collector Can Harvest 2.5 Lite...

 
This cool portable water harvesting concept can collect both dew and rain, meaning rainfall in areas where water access is limited can be collected and reused wherever needed. The idea was to provide clean water access to many rural Mexican communities in an area where it is possible to collect 2.5 liters of dew each night. Using incredible technology and following unrivaled systems found in nature, this incredible design was born.

World Water Day may have come and gone, but the importance of preserving water remains. There are some amazingly innovative ways to harvest water out there, like this award-winning Chaac Ha Water Collector designed by students in the Yucatan region of Southern Mexico. This portable water harvesting concept can collect both dew and rain, accumulating 2.5 liters of water each night from dew alone. The idea behind the design was to provide consistent, clean water to rural Mexican communities where access is limited.

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