25 Mar '16, 2pm

World's largest fog harvester produces water from thin air in the Moroccan desert

World's largest fog harvester produces water from thin air in the Moroccan desert

It’s not only the water delivered, but the time saved that makes fog harvesting so crucial in this region. Dar Si Hamad estimates that local people spend around three and a half hours collecting water, and as the job was the responsibility of women, girls were often prevented from continuing their schooling to help with the chore. Now, women continue to manage their family’s water system by sending mobile phone messages if anything is awry, and they have more time for other tasks. Girls don’t have to stop going to school because they have to collect water.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/worlds-largest-fog-harvester-produce...

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