What happens during an emergency such as an earthquake, when a storm or freeze busts pipes and contaminates water, you are hiking or lost, you are stuck out in the ocean, have an old water well (or a shallow well), or are camping and the only water is from a nearby stream? There could be […]
What could be easier than purifying water using the sun? Solar water distillation is an amazingly easy and natural process, and it is fairly inexpensive to build a solar distiller. Stills are FREE to use (using only the sun’s energy), require no electricity to run, plus there are no expensive filters to replace. The distillation […]
The paper below is something I researched and wrote about at age 19 in college, and although we have made great strides in technology since then, I am amazed at how relevant the information still is in 2015, some 25 years later (boy am I starting to feel old, haha). However, I definitely have a […]
I have built and sold and installed solar water distillers for years. It is a wonderful feeling to build something that can take contaminated or polluted water and turn it into absolutely pure and drinkable, fresh water!
So what is a solar water distiller?
First of all you want to understand how a solar water […]