Billboard Makes Water [Video]
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http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/green-tech/a8875/a-billboard-that-condenses-water-from-humidity-15393050/

The video is about halfway...

TLDR: A billboard collects condensation and creates drinkable water.
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Cool, but...... ehhhhh. It hurts to think about it, I don't know why. Good idea though.
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Incredible ingenuity.
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Vaporators, from Star Wars, become real.





The only thing I wonder about is this, pure water vapour is corrosive. It leaches metals and other minerals from whatever it comes into contact with. So, wouldn't the units breakdown and require frequent repairs? I've heard that drinking pure water can leach calcium and other minerals from people who drink it. So, teeth and bones become brittle. Has those issues been addressed?

Otherwise, I think it's brilliant. Places that have low resources can get clean water, now.
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DeadlyOats wrote:

Vaporators, from Star Wars, become real.

The only thing I wonder about is this, pure water vapour is corrosive. It leaches metals and other minerals from whatever it comes into contact with. So, wouldn't the units breakdown and require frequent repairs? I've heard that drinking pure water can leach calcium and other minerals from people who drink it. So, teeth and bones become brittle. Has those issues been addressed?

Otherwise, I think it's brilliant. Places that have low resources can get clean water, now.


I share this enthusiasm. This has the potential to do a lot of good.
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