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Creating Water Out Of Thin Air

Yep, you read the title correctly. The folks over at Element Four have created a home appliance called the WaterMill, which will create drinking water from air.

The system draws in moist, outside air through an air filter. The moist air passes over a cooling element, condensing the moist air into water droplets. This water is then collected, passed through a specialized carbon filter and is then exposed to an ultraviolet sterilizer, eliminating bacteria.

Originally envisioned as an antidote to the freshwater crisis, the unit costs $1,299.

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