Water harvesting from air with metal-organic frameworks powered by natural sunlight

////Water harvesting from air with metal-organic frameworks powered by natural sunlight

Water harvesting from air with metal-organic frameworks powered by natural sunlight

The prototype, designed by scientists at MIT and the University of California, works even in desert conditions and could eventually provide households with all the drinkable water they need, simply by extracting dampness from the surrounding atmosphere.

The solar-powered harvester can provide 2.8 litres of water from the air over a 12 hour period in conditions as dry as the Mojave Desert, where the average humidity is around 20 per cent.

Read more at the Telegraph

2017-04-16T08:04:58+00:00 Tags: |