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Rain harvest system ( project)

  1. Sep 27, 2011 #1
    Hey Guys!
    I'm trying to design a portable rain harvest system for my capstone class. My project target is rural areas where people don'y have good water system. I'm thinking of making a system which collects a rain water and purifies it. Your ideas and suggestions will be appreciated.
     
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  3. Sep 27, 2011 #2
    This is the simplest design I can come up with:

    raincollector.jpg

    Inside it would act like a greenhouse, evaporating the water. The water would then condense on the inside of the plexiglass and run down the incline via gravity and drip into the clean water reservoir.
     
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