Could an unlimited daily supply of fresh water be floating right in front of our noses? Maybe so, according to the Jerusalem Post, which reports that two Israeli architects have invented a low-tech way to turn ordinary dew into fresh, usable water. Inspired by the dew-collecting properties of leaves, the invention is an inverted pyramid of panels that can extract a minimum of 48 liters of fresh water from the air each day. The device can be operated in almost any climate, and depending upon the number of collectors used, it can produce an unlimited supply of water even in remote or polluted places. With the project already winning a prestigious competition for innovative water ideas, this sounds like a fountain of favorable news.

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