By Good News Network Friday, October 05, 2012
As a graduate student, Gabrielle Diamanti's travels exposed him to the global water crisis. Since then, the issue has become a fascination for him.
As an Italian designer, he knows that technology doesn't have to be complicated to be effective. Sometimes the simplest materials and concepts are best.
Diamanti's solution for those who live in coastal areas where salt water is abundant, but fresh water isn't is essentially an upside-down coffee percolator heated by the sun. It desalinates salt water and features thoughtful details to make it even more functional and easy to use.
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