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by Business Insider,

The United Nations estimated that 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking water in their homes — a situation with severe health implications that can also limit economic prosperity. Citizens with access to clean water have a better chance of escaping poverty, fending off disease, and pursuing an education. The panel arrays, known as Source, use sunlight to harvest […]

by Forbes,

To show me his technological sleight of hand, Friesen invites me to a hillside house in Berkeley, California on a sunny afternoon. There, in a shaded courtyard, we each sample a cup of water that flows from a drinking fountain. The water is cool and delicious – and it was made out of thin air. […]

by Cody Friesen,

Since Zero Mass Water’s inception, our mission as a company has been to fundamentally change our global relationship to water.  Families and communities around the world are using our SOURCE Hydropanels to provide reliable, resilient and renewable access to perfected drinking water. Now we are exploring what the technology could do for Flint. We are […]

by ABC News,

A family living in a remote aboriginal community in Western Australia has used crowd funding to solve a serious water contamination problem. After discovering their only source of water contained high levels of uranium the people of Buttah Windee raised enough money to build a water treatment plant. Copyright to: ABC News and MSN

by Dominique Bayens for ABC Mid West,

A fight for safe drinking water at Buttah Windee in Western Australia has been a fight for the survival of the community, and a battle they are proud to have won on their own. Almost a decade ago, resident Andrew Binsiar discovered the community’s water was tainted with naturally occurring uranium at more than twice […]

by National Geographic,

One-fourth of Americans drink water from systems that don’t meet safety standards. When my young daughter says she’s thirsty, I take for granted that the water from our kitchen tap is clean and safe. In fact, that’s what most Americans assume. But should we? As we mark World Water Day on March 22, the disturbing […]

by Zero Mass Water,

(Moca, Puerto Rico) Feb. 27, 2019 – At a fire station in Moca, Puerto Rico SOURCE Hydropanel once deployed to restore water access in Hurricane Maria’s aftermath now provides resilience in the face of a new crisis: drought. A technology partner of the Caribbean Climate Smart Accelerator, Zero Mass Water, has installed its Hydropanels throughout […]

by ABC New England,

Enduring stage six water restrictions for almost a year, the town of Murrurundi is now home to ground-breaking new technology that harvests the sun and air to create clean drinking water. When Murrurundi Public School Principal Rebecca Hopkins arrived in mid-2018, she did not think the town’s dry conditions could get any worse. When water […]

by Vibe,

“People focus on Flint, but Flint is part of a small piece of a wider problem. There are cities all across this country that potentially can have the same issues, and are suffering from the same issues. These antiquated water systems and lead in the pipes and the privatization of the water supply.” “‘You never […]

by Fast Company,

In Jamaica, bottled water is often seen as a necessity, even though the country struggles so much with plastic pollution that the government recently implemented a countrywide ban on plastic bags, straws, and Styrofoam. At the children’s ward of a local hospital, for example, tap water isn’t safe to drink, particularly for children with compromised immune systems. It […]

by Village Social Transformation Foundation,

The Village Social Transformation Foundation seeks to empower rural villages in Maharashtra, India, with development strategies and infrastructure to transform each one into a self-sustaining community. In February, the Foundation celebrated a massive achievement by enacting their vision of having 1,000 self-sustaining, model villages across the hinterlands of rural Maharashtra. (Each village is equipped to […]

by Las Vegas Review Journal,

When you purchase a bottle of water, do you think about where it came from? When you turn on the sink faucet, do you expect water to always come out? Water is a basic human need, but it’s something we often take for granted. Globally, over 840 million people are without access to clean drinking […]

by Quartz,

Honorable mention: Source hydropanels The panels aren’t for power, but capturing ambient water vapor in the air and converting it into potable water. The company, Zero Mass Water, has shown the product works in humanitarian efforts and even embedded in public works projects. Conceptually, it’s like a big dehumidifier, tuned to the task of making […]

by Venture Beat,

Cody Friesen had a big dream, and with Zero Mass Water he is making it come true. His team has figured out how to extract water from air, using nothing more than a solar electricity-powered panel. This is the first real update to the creation of drinking water since the Roman era, he says, and it could […]

by CleanTechnica,

Cody Friesen and his team at Zero Mass Water are looking to the future and in that future, they see water being the most precious resource for humans on this planet. A planet that’s warming as a result of catastrophic climate change only exasperates the current challenges with water. Developed nations suffer from broken infrastructure […]