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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.

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2. Step 1,2,3.
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3. Step 4,5,6,7.
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4. Step 8,9,10.
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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.
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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.
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5. Place a fabric filter on the bottom and cover with sand, then fill to top with mud and seal.
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Scale to suit.

Fresh water cycle

fresh water

Written by aedh

January 4, 2008 at 12:19 am

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