Communities in arid regions gather potable water from fog
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A partnership between Morocco’s Dar Si Hmad non-profit and Germany’s The Water Foundation and Aqualonis, the award-winning CloudFisher water gathering project is now being expanded to help other communities. Located on Mount Boutmezguida in the pre-Saharan Atlas Mountains, CloudFisher nets gather water from the frequent heavy fogs and funnel it into storage tanks and pipelines that provide clean drinking water directly to homes. The current iteration of the nets and structures have been years in the making and are able to withstand winds of up to 120 miles per hour. The project has been particularly successful in helping the women…
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