Extract drinking water from thin air? It can be done

Spanish engineer says his machine can condensate water from air even in the desert

04 August 2021 - 19:48 By Mariano Valladolid and Jon Nazca

A Spanish company has devised a system to extract drinking water from thin air to supply arid regions where people are in desperate need.

“The goal is to help people,” said Enrique Veiga, the 82-year-old engineer who invented the machine during a harsh drought in southern Spain in the 1990s. “The goal is to get to places such as refugee camps that don’t have drinking water.”..

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