Fog-Fabric Tower Ait Collectors Produce Clean Water from Thin Air in the Middle of the Desert

Fog-Fabric Tower Ait Collectors Produce Clean Water from Thin Air in the Middle of the Desert

The Warka Water Towers were inspired by the Warka tree, native to Ethiopia and commonly used as a central community gathering space. The tower, developed by architecture and vision is a vertical system that harvests portable, clean water right from the air through condensation. Each tower costs approximately $550, and can be built in a few days by village residents, and using locally available materials. The Warka Water Tower uses a fog-harvesting fabric and can collect up to 100 litres of safe drinking water per day.

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