Desert Bug-Inspired Bottle Creates Clean Drinking Water

Desert Bug-Inspired Bottle Creates Clean Drinking Water

A desert creature that makes its own water in the harshest of climates inspires an award winning design.

Naresh Kumar
  • 7 july 2010

Desert Bug-Inspired Bottle Creates Clean, Drinking Water 2

Designer Kitae Pak took inspiration from a desert beetle to conceptualize his Dew Bank Bottle designed for people living in water-deprived regions. Just like the Onymacris unguicularis beetle of the Namibian desert helps in forming dew from fog by using its own body, the steel body of the Dew Bank Bottle absorbs the morning dew and routes it into the bottle immediately.

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