When Jiří F. Potužník approached the Czech Technical University in Prague with the idea of extracting water from desert air using only sunlight, and using the water to irrigate a garden in the desert, the scientists thought it was a … Continued
Look out for cloud of pipes taking water from air to feed desert soil at Czech Pavilion. The pavilion itself won’t only be an exhibition space, but will itself become a distinctive exhibit. The impressive twelve-metre organic structure growing around … Continued
University Centre for Energy Efficient Building CTU in Prague finished the development of a mobile autonomous device for water extraction from air humidity, which will fit onto the bed of a conventional van and which will serve as emergency water … Continued
A team of experts from the University Centre for Energy Efficient Buildings CTU in Prague in the second half of September, after a longer pause, renewed the work on the installation of the S.A.W.E.R. device in the Czech national pavilion … Continued
The University Centre for Energy-Efficient Buildings of the CTU is developing a mobile autonomous device that should fit on the body of an ordinary van and that should work as an emergency source of water from air humidity in hot … Continued
After a successful installation and test in the desert near the city of Sweihan in United Arab Emirates, the first version of the S.A.W.E.R. system is getting prepared for its return to the Czech Republic. The disassembly will take place … Continued
The S.A.W.E.R. container unit for producing water from dry air in a hot desert environment was commissioned in August of 2019 close to a camel farm near the city of Sweihan in United Arab Emirates. The team of the University … Continued
Scientists from the University Centre for Energy-Efficient Buildings of the CTU launched the S.A.W.E.R. system (which had begun to be developed in 2017) in United Arab Emirates. The testing will be evaluated at the end of 2019. Experience gained from the test operation will be used by engineers when designing the device for the Czech pavilion at EXPO 2020 in Dubai where it should be installed next year.
Drawing drinking water from desert air Turning a dry and hot desert into a green landscape has until recently been a matter of dreams or fairy tales. The autonomous unit S.A.W.E.R. generates drinking water in the dry hot climate which … Continued
The aim of this unique technology is to turn at least a part of dry and hot desert into a green oasis. The project interconnects experts from UCEEB and from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of CTU with the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences. It will be deployed in practice in the Czech pavilion at the EXPO 2020 world exhibition in Dubai.