Water Windmill

An eccentric inventor in the parched plains of Australia has come up with this idea for a water windmill. Based on the behavior of an African beetle which extracts water vapor in the desert from the wind moving through its carapace this is beyond ingenious. Would it really work to provide any substantial amounts of water? Tests will tell. But check it out.

If that weren’t enough Max Whisson, the inventor, has another idea to water the deserts. He calls it a Water Road: Seawater brought inland in black covered surface pipes, allowing the sun to heat the water and at certain points near delivery going to full vapor condensation, leaving the salt behind and being collected to water crops and gullets.

Source: CleanTechBlog

More about Whisson, here.

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