Photo: YouTube/Janin Thibault
French engineering firm Eole Water has developed a wind turbine that can produce 1,000 litres of clean drinking water every day by filtering and collecting moisture out of the air.Seeing how the U.S. expects upcoming wars to revolve around water, the WMS1000 wind turbine could be a huge benefit to the 885 million people that do not have access to clean water in regions in Africa, South America, India and Indonesia.
The turbines are designed to maximise water production and energy independence while reducing maintenance and environmental impact
After some some filtering and purification, the water is ready to use for drinking, washing and cultivating
Eole Water director of marketing Janin Thibault says the technology could allow rural areas to have a self-sufficient water supply
One wind turbine could provide water for a village of 2,000 to 3,000 people every day over the course of its 20-year life expectancy
The company plans to start selling the turbines later this year at a cost between $660,000 and $790,000
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