water harvesting

The Cloud Harvester Catches and Stores Fresh Water from Fog

The Cloud Harvester Catches and Stores Fresh Water from Fog

The Cloud Harvester is an ingenious device that is designed to catch and condense fog into water droplets which, in turn, run down a stainless steel mesh into a water storage container. The device

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Student-Designed Chaac Ha Water Collector Can Harvest 2.5 Liters of Drinking Water from Dew Each Night

Student-Designed Chaac Ha Water Collector Can Harvest 2.5 Liters of Drinking Water from Dew Each Night

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

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Santa Monica’s Garden / Garden Project Quantifies the Benefits of Sustainable Building

Santa Monica’s Garden / Garden Project Quantifies the Benefits of Sustainable Building

Here at Inhabitat we've showcased thousands of green building and sustainable landscaping projects that save water, conserve energy, and minimize waste. But did you know just how much more efficient

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Life and Water Development Group Cameroon Develops Dirt Filters for Clean Drinking Water

Life and Water Development Group Cameroon Develops Dirt Filters for Clean Drinking Water

Using dirt to purify water does not immediately strike you as the ideal way to provide drinking water to the masses, but this is exactly what the Life and Water Development Group Cameroon (LWDGC) is

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Thoreau-Inspired Sustainable Cabin Rises Up in West Texas

Thoreau-Inspired Sustainable Cabin Rises Up in West Texas

More than a century ago, Henry David Thoreau asked, “What’s the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?” He might not have been pondering climate change or green design,

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Innovative System Creates Drinking Water from Thin Air

Innovative System Creates Drinking Water from Thin Air

There is plenty of water in the world for everyone, the problem has always been trying to convert it into a form we can drink. German Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute recently announced that they

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