Drupps Atmospheric Freshwater

Frequently Asked Questions

Can the atmosphere run out of water?

No, it cannot. It is imediately replenished by sunlight.

 

How much freshwater is there in the atmosphere?

Trillions of litres – or put simply, enough for everyone.

 

Is atmospheric freshwater safe to drink?

If it is filtered properly, yes. Air can contain a lot of things that we do not want to drink. However, in contast to liquid water sources there is much less chemicals, organisms and toxins in air.

 

How should society view atmospheric freshwater?

It should simply be seen as another freshwater alternative, complementing other options available in each region. It can be viewed as “desalination on land”.

 

How much freshwater can I have?

As much as you want. You give us a desired production target and we design an installation for you, that works in your specific climate conditions.

 

Are there any hazardous chemicals or residual waste?

There are no toxic chemicals involved. The only residuals from the process is dried air. In tropic conditions, that is a good thing.

What are the greatest benefits of airborne freshwater?

  • 100% sustainable.
  • Always available – where there is air, there is water.
  • Everyone has free access to it.
  • It is quick to setup and use.

 

What ecological benefits are there?

  • Less exploitation on other natural water sources.
  • Less brine pollution in the ocean.
  • Less plastic bottle pollution.
  • Less emissions and traffic.

 

What economical benefits are there?

  • Less investment needed. No need to build large freshwater distribution networks.
  • Water levels will increase, creating opportunities for healthier marine life or more hydropower production.

 

What societal benefits are there?

  • Decreased risk of international conflict over water rights.
  • People can have clean freshwater whenever they want to, which is a very important thing for any society

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