Making water from thin air
"This is our secret sauce. Like Kentucky Fried Chicken, it tastes good, but we won't tell you what's in it. Think of rice used in saltshakers that acts as a magnet to extract water and keeps salt from clumping. We figured out how to mimic nature, using natural salt to extract water and act as a natural decontamination."
- Abe Sher, CEO, Aqua Sciences
Miami Beach, FL - A company that developed technology capable of creating water out of thin air nearly anywhere in the world is now under contract to nourish U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq.
The 20-foot machine can churn out 600 gallons of water a day without using or producing toxic materials and byproducts. The machine was displayed on Capitol Hill...where a half-dozen lawmakers and some staffers stopped by for a drink.
Several systems on the market can create water through condensation, but the process requires a high level of humidity, [but] Aqua Sciences' machines only require 14 percent humidity..