Most of us take our coffee pots for granted, thinking nothing of how that technology can be applied to bringing potable water to the masses. Italian designer Gabriele Diamanti has taken the concept of an upside coffee maker and turned it into a solar desalinator called the eliodomestico. Here’s how it works:
And that bottom water collector is just the shape to be balanced on the head.
Diamanti says the eliodomestico can produce up to five liters of water a day and costs about $50 to make, but he’s aiming to keep the solar desalinator an open source project so families in need can have it free of charge.
Images: Courtesy of Gabriele Diamanti
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