PHOTOS: Fog Catchers Harvest Air's Water in Arid Places

PHOTOS: Fog Catchers Harvest Air's Water in Arid Places
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Conservationist Kai Tiedemann (front) and local worker Segundo Velasquez inspect a net in April 2007 that Tiedemann and Anne Lummerich designed to collect water from fog in Bellavista, Peru.

Although fog collection isn't practical on a large scale, in small communities such as Bellavista--where water can't be obtained from wells, rain, or a river--the technique can be a lifesaver, freeing poor people from high water prices.
—Photograph by Anne Lummerich
 
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