DropNet Fog-To-Water harvester
Imke Hoehler, an industrial design student at Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Germany, conceived of a beautiful design solution to an ugly problem: every year over 2.5 million people die because of lack of access to clean water. Hoehler’s thesis project, the DropNet fog collector, is a device that literally harvests drinking water from the air, collecting water vapor from the air and condensing it into drinkable water for all. Each DropNet would have the capacity to harvest 10-20 liters of water per day, and an array of the pods could provide enough water for a small village. The construction of the DropNets has yet to be resolved though Hoehler imagines they can be easily made from local resources by non-skilled workers anywhere.