a billboard in peru creates clean drinking water from the air
image courtesy UTEC
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