Air Solar Water & Rain Capture

Ease Water Scarcity around the work using Rain Capture

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Rain Capture Interactive Maps for Dam Placement

The index page for the list of currently available maps is  http://AirSolarWater.com/dem Dryland rain capture proven by the Ancient Aztec The Aztecs were able to survive and thrive in a very dry area by harvesting the seasonal rains.   They built low walls to capture runoff and silt.   Over time the reservoirs captured water…

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Modeling Water flow using DEM (Digital Elevation Models)

Water flow Analysis showing where micro Check dams can be located Grey areas show where water can be captured using micro-check dams so every major storm will refill the  reservoir. Dark lines represent large water flow areas were larger professionally engineered  dams are needed and are likely riparian zones. White areas are those where this…

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Improve Economic Prospects for Poor Rural Farmers

Small village farmers on Mauritius and Rodrigues Islands have been forced by water scarcity  to reduce the amount of land they can cultivate by 2/3  In some instances they have been forced to purchase expensive water from retailers bringing it around on carts. This has reduced their farm income and pushes them closer to poverty….

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Micro-Capture to increase food production in dryland areas

This article discusses a low cost way to increase the food production on desert and degraded lands while reducing the impact of droughts.  This is accomplished without increasing demand for ground water and can even help recharge the local aquifer.  This is accomplished by maximizing water retention on the land where rain water falls so…

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Reduce soil erosion & rivers lost to deforestation

This article discusses using micro-capture to mitigate damaged and water scarcity suffering caused by deforestation.    Deforestation can be the root cause behind many water scarcity situations.  The solution is applicable in larger context where micro-weirs can be used to provide a reliable water source for people suffering from water scarcity even in areas with…

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Farmer Suicide driven by accumulated debt from failed crops, drought and desertification

43.7 billion RS liability from farmer suicides in India can be prevented. Farmer suicides in India are well publicized but we have seen similar conditions all over the world including the Nagev desert and Africa.     The underlying debt problem is often aggravated by a combination of soil degradation,  drought, water scarcity,  mono-crops and expensive GMO seeds….

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Groundwater recharge using monsoon water redirection

I discovered  “Innovations in Groundwater recharge”  in a linked in thread “How to collect flood waters, to be used at a later date” .  I found the approach compelling and wanted to share it here.    During their tests it delivered substantial recharge of ground water levels that had been dropping during the prior decade.  The locations…

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Support Desert Wildlife and Bio-Diversity During Drought

Artificial Water sources can help desert wildlife survive during drought Water scarcity can make it difficult for animals to survive during hot summer months. Life becomes even more difficult during extended droughts due reduced food supply combined with dried out water holes.   Climate change is causing more severe droughts that last longer and occur…

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Wildlife Philanthropy | charity funding Wildlife, Ecology and Animals

On our how you can help page we mention that helping us gain visibility with philanthropic organizations.  This is perhaps the most important task we can complete for delivering the technology to those who really need it. One of the the uses for Air Solar Water is to provide wildlife watering stations in locations where species…

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In the article Pleasant Beach Solar water generator produced 1.7 times Goal for Summer June-3-2016  I mentioned that we were going to add some additional power and see how it affected production.  At the time we were hoping for an increase of 20% compared to baseline power.     Unfortunately as soon as I added the…

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During Extended Emergency Water filters are not Enough | emergency water supply

In the article “8 Fastest Ways to purify water” posted on the urban survival site Alan does a good job of explaining different water purification options.  Many articles cover why water is essential to survival so suffice to say you need water and can only survive a few days without it. Surface water degrades quickly Filters…

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Pleasant Beach Solar water generator produced 1.7 times Goal for Summer June-3-2016

Solar Water maker produced 170% of our summer goal on Jun-3. I couldn’t be more pleased with the results from our Pleasant Beach test system.  I think there is still some optimization available for power allocation  but I think we can make customers happy at this level of production. Design for 83S is good enough…

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Remote Cabins where no ground water is available

The Air Solar Water model A2WH-83s can make your perfect cabin  a reality.   Our A2WH-83s provides water for  dry cabins where ground water is not available, unsafe or unreliable.     It eliminates the need to interrupt your weekend to go fetch water.   83S performs this miraculous feat by using the suns energy to…

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A2WH-083S produces 51 ounces per day

Air Solar Water convert moisture in air into clean liquid water. Powered entirely by solar energy so it is more scalable and provides lower operational costs than grid powered or refrigeration based Atmospheric Water generators. It’s a patented design Operates off-grid in hostile desert locations and during emergencies where other Air to Water systems fail. It…

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You can have water when Taps run dry.

Independent Water Supply when Municipal water fails Air Solar Water can be used to supply water for homes when the municipal supply fails. Do you have a nice home located in a city where water fails more than a couple of times a year? Is it a frustrating to skip a shower and not even be…

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Accepting Orders for model 83S that produces 51 ounces per day

We are accepting orders for the Air Solar Water 83s unit  at $3350 USD plus freight. This price is good for Month of July 2016.  Quantity Discounts are available. Each 83S will produce over 51 ounces, (1.5 liters) or 0.42 gallons of water per sunny summer day in most locations. Multiple units can be installed as an array…

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Grow Dryland reverse desertfication, provide food, improve economics

Restore degraded and desertified land without Increasing Ground water demand Desertification is difficult but solvable Desertification is essentially degradation of soil so it can not longer support viable crops.  This is often complicated by reduced amount of water caused by dropping aquifer’s, drought and altered rainfall patterns caused by climate change.  It can be further…

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Technology Overview Produce Water from Air powered by Solar Heat | Water from Air

A2WH is solar powered technology that extracts the humidity from air and converts it to liquid water. Dryland Grow suppords growing trees in dry desert locations where there is no water.

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23LPD, 23 liters (6 gallons) per day over 50% savings compared to bottled water

6 Gallon (23 liters) per day Air Solar Water System: The A2WH-23LPD Air Solar Water system will produce an average of 23 Liters of clean water every sunny summer day. 23LPD contains 16 A2WH-83S  units. Condenses water from humidity in air Works in low humidity areas like deserts. Powered entirely by solar energy. Does not depend…

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Drought & Famine Mitigation in Arid Regions

AirSolarWater.com  Jan 2006 –  All Rights Reserved Around the world there is a lot of desert land that could be viable for agriculture but where there is inadequate water available to support the plant growth. We explore in this paper if it would be cost effective to reclaim some of this land using the Air…

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Reduce impact of drought on cattle and sheep ranching

A2WH Grow Dryland Reduces financial impact of drought on cattle ranching Air to Water Harvest Airsolarwater.com Impact of Drought on Ranchers Drought hurts ranchers and herders by reducing the food supply they depend on which forces them to either sell their animals at a discount or buy abnormally expensive food both of which increase their…

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Help Dry Cities Mitigate impact of Global Warming

Mitigate impact of Global Warming on Dry Cities A2WH solution harvests the water humidity in the air and converts that humidity into super clean liquid water. This can be done from personal sized units that yield a few gallons per day up through large scale infrastructure producing billions of gallons per year. All air even…

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Grow Dryland Provides Water to Start Trees on desert land

The Air Solar Water grow Dryland Unit is a highly effective way for farmers to get water to their trees. Farmers can now turn abandoned dried-out parcels into prosperous orchards or cattle feeding trees. Using our unit it will be easier for trees to grow deep roots in order for trees to survive the drought….

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Mitigate risks for Cities in water stressed regions

Mitigate risks for Cities in water stressed regions Water risk for cities comes in two main forms The first is from inadequate water supplies to meet the demands from their citizens. The potable water version of A2WH can help with this problem but is normally applied after all other legal and ethical alternatives have been…

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Reclaim unproductive Desert Land while providing the poor with an economic chance

Reclaim unproductive Desert Land while providing the poor with an economic chance Reverse Desertification, Mitigate Soil Degradation, Improve ground water recharge, Reduce groundwater demand  A2WH (Air to Water Harvest) © A2WH.COM LLC Jan 2006 – All Rights Reserved 700 million people migrating by 2030 but we can prevent it Around the world there are over…

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Atlanta Georgia drought and the future

Why Atlanta should care now The great drought of 2007 has eased for the Atlanta area so much of the public attention has abated. The reality is that Atlanta and several other southern cities are living beyond their water budget. They face economic decline if new housing and development falls so they are strongly motivated…

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Water Table Restoration

Water Table Restoration Air Solar Water is a  AWG (Atmospheric Water Generator) or Air extraction water harvest device Water table failures can occur at worst As we have seen during the last several years in India, Darfar in the Sudan and Ethiopia pulling excess water from a water table substantially increases the risk of contamination….

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America can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by millions of tons per year

Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions After this post was written we developed grow dryland which may be even more important for reducing greenhouse gas emissions or at least offsetting them with sequestration and massive bio-fuel enablement.     Grow dryland can start trees on land where there is nothing but sand without increasing demand on local…

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Save farms during severe droughts

Save Farms and Ranches During Severe Droughts A2WH Air extraction water harvest device  – Farmers spend their entire lives building equity in their farm little by little. Their entire wealth is quite often tied up in the land and animals they run on that land.  Even successful farms run on slim margins so when if…

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Help California meet increasing demand for water

A2WH can help California continue to meet the rapidly increasing demand for power and water California is facing many water related difficulties over the next 10 years some of which could become serious quickly in another significant drought hits California has several major cities that are already chronically short of water. Environmental concerns and associated…

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