a billboard in peru creates clean drinking water from air humidity
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feb 22, 2013
a billboard in peru creates clean drinking water from air humidity


a billboard in peru creates clean drinking water from the air

 

 

UTEC, the university of engineering and technology in lima, peru has collaborated with mayo draftDCB
to develop the world’s first billboard that can produce potable water from the air as a promotional
admissions campaign. located in a region where rainfall is scarce year-round, but atmospheric humidity
reaches almost 98% – the project provides residents with up-to 96 liters clean drinking water in reserve
tanks situated in taps at the foot of the sign, instead of having them source hydration from polluted wells.

 

 

UTEC potable water generator
video courtesy mayo draftFCB

 

 

users gathering to collect clean, fresh water

 

 

water taps at the base of the billboard

 

 

clean water system diagram

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