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Warka Water Tower, 2013-ongoing

It is dated 2013-ongoing. Its medium is model, diagram.

Made of bamboo, mesh netting, and rope, the Warka Water Tower collects potable water from dew, fog, and rain. Water accumulates on a hydrophobic mesh textile, is funneled into a holding tank, and is accessed via a tap and hose. A canopy provides shade for community gatherings. The tower is intended for use in remote areas with limited access to potable water.

It is credited Courtesy of Warka Water Inc..

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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