American chemical engineers created a new fog net inspired by a desert beetle. Chilean architects have a wild spiralling tower design.
Can these two creations collect enough water to feed growing communities?
British engineer Charlie Paton has come up with Seawater Greenhouses that are powered by the elements.
Could these greenhouses be the answer to food production in inhospitable places?
Dutch inventor Pieter Hoff has devised the Groasis ‘waterboxx’.
Will a design inspired by bird droppings help transform rocky deserts into green orchards?
Researchers in Cyprus are designing a piece of uber-engineering that will create 5 million extra litres of water a day.
Will it help prevent farmers' underground reservoirs running out?
Bruce Logan’s bug battery will use electricity, generated by bacteria munching on waste water, to remove salt from sea water.
Might it provide a future water solution for southeast England?