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These Giant Nets Convert Fog Into Fresh Drinking Water In Morocco

These Giant Nets Convert Fog Into Fresh Drinking Water In Morocco

Meet Cloudfisher, the giant nets that convert fog into fresh drinking water.

The project by Aqualonis and WaterFoundation provides water to more than 1600 people near Mount Boutmezguida in Aït Baamrane, Morocco, so they don’t have to walk for hours to get it.



This is the world’s largest collector park, with 1,682 square metres of mesh space and 30 Cloudfisher nets. Once fogs form in the area, they move through the nets and tiny droplets of water come together to form droplets heavy enough to move down the nets.

The collected water is then stored in tanks to provide clean drinking water to the locals, which is also used to produce food sustainably. The Cloudfisher fog-catchers work best in dry, coastal and mountainous areas, where fog is present at altitude.

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