24 Jul '12, 9am

How to Make a DIY Desalination Kit

How to Make a DIY Desalination Kit

BC Outdoor Survival /Video screen capture Utility-scale desalination is incredibly energy intensive , making it a far-from-ideal source of fresh water. But with water shortages becoming more commonplace , we shouldn't discount the fact that we may one day need to tap into sea water just to allow ourselves a drink. Solar desalination units hold a good deal of promise—especially in disaster relief situations—but what if you find yourself stranded without fresh water somewhere near the sea? Paul Osborn of BC Outdoor Survival —the same guy who showed us how to cook a fish on a rock , and how to build a lightweight alcohol stove from a drinks can —explains how to build a simple still or desalination kit for use in emergency situations. BC Outdoor Survival /Video screen capture Sure, besides the use of a DIY drinks-can alcohol stove, there's nothing inherently green about this k...

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