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Small clean water

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Allen Patten H.B.M.T.
Jan. 03 2008

Solar Condenser:
For anyone with clean water issues a solar condenser is a viable small scale potable water option.

1. Make or clean out a suitable container. If the top is still on remove it. If it contained oil light a fire to burn out any residue.

2. Step 1,2,3.
3. Step 4,5,6,7.
4. Step 8,9,10.

Cooling is caused by evaporation on the top of the condenser plate.

If you would like to leave unattented for extended times:

1. Replace the glass with heavy gage sheet metal.
2. Drill or cut holes in the top reflector.

3. Cut the top from a smaller container and drill or cut holes in the in the bottom.
4. Paint white or wrap with tin foil.

5. Place a fabric filter on the bottom and cover with sand, then fill to top with mud and seal.

Scale to suit.

Fresh water cycle

fresh water


Written by aedh

January 4, 2008 at 12:19 am

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