In Peru, billboard turns humidity into drinkable water
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Last fall we covered Eole Water's wind turbine that turns airborne moisture into safe drinking water, and recently we came upon another effort to do much the same thing. Set this time in Lima, Peru, the University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) and ad agency Mayo Publicity/DraftFCB have teamed up to create a billboard that captures moisture from the air and converts it into filtered drinking water. Lima is set in Peru's coastal desert which receives almost no rainfall every year, causing a chronic shortage of potable water. Air humidity, on the other hand, often hovers around 98 percent. Enter…
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