KONRAD RUTTEN

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Desalinate sea water via solar mirrors, magnification, friction from the currents in the ocean.

Droughts, are you kidding me? I don't understand why we can copy what our planet already does by condensation. Of course, we have to speed up the process. I find it odd that we can put a man on the moon, yet we can't find away to solve our water needs.

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    Feb 18 2011: Like my grand father used to say, you can have all the money in the world, but if you can't get of the can, it might as well be toilet paper.
  • Feb 20 2011: a well and efficient tho but y go 4 desalinating the waters,wen we already have water without salts,i.e the rivers..the only wrk will be to purify it...
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      Feb 20 2011: Right, with a device like the one created by Michael Pritchard shown at the video I shared below.
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      Feb 21 2011: Yeah, but how much of our water is drinkable and reliable?

      Allot of it needs to be purified and or boiled.
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    Feb 19 2011: I almost forgot!

    http://www.ted.com/talks/michael_pritchard_invents_a_water_filter.html

    This is an amazing TEDTalk about a reasonably affordable device that can render filthy water drinkable in seconds. It is intended for use in natural disasters, cleaning literally ANY sort of water (please see the video). Why don't we see this kind of revolutionary ideas changing the world already? The talk is from one and a half years ago and people are still dying from contaminated water drinking all over the world.
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    Feb 19 2011: I've always wondered about this! We worry so much about water shortage for the furure years but we live on a planet that should be called "Water". Of course not all of this water is drinkable, but can't we figure out a way to make it so?
    Do you reckon it really is possible Konrad?
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      Feb 21 2011: Hi Matias,

      I think is dumfounding that we don't. We can put a man on the moon yet we haven't got this problem solved.
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    Feb 18 2011: Blinded by money, how does that song go?
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    Feb 18 2011: Your grandfather had a keen sense of priorities. The "best" use of resources is often dictated by immediate necessity. Still one ponders, if you are stuck in the can, what differnce does toilet paper make?
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    Feb 18 2011: When there is sufficent economic incentive, it will happen. When water is as expensive as gas or gold, look out innovation.
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      Feb 19 2011: Unfortunately, I don't think we are seeing the larger picture. What's more valuable than water?