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Billboards Produce Potable Water From Air in Arid Climates

Written by Mark Stevens on . Posted in Science, Technology



Remember the water bottle that filled itself from the air using hydrophobic and hydrophilic surfaces?

Now, brilliant minds from the University of Engineering and Technology in Peru have deployed a functional billboard that absorbs water from the humid climate, filters it, and instantly makes it available to the locals for drinking, cooking and dumping on their heads.