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In Africa,people often take unclean water from dirty puddles, which is very likely to cause disease. But the water in small puddles can be converted to clean water by distillation and then people can drink directly.
Based on the principle of distillation,we designed the water-collector. When the cover is placed over a puddle that is relatively hot due to sunshine,water will evaporate beneath the cover.Distilled water will gather on the underside of the cover,then flow into the water bag.Drinkable water is thus accessible.
This water-collector is formed with a single curved steel and a Tarpaulin that can be folded easily.
Ming Jin ,
Glasgow School of Art