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Vayujal Technologies’ product generates potable water from air


Vayujal Technologies has developed an atmospheric water generator (AWG) that can produce water out of air.

Product or concept

Developed an atmospheric water generator (AWG) having a minimum of 100 L capacity.

Problem being solved

To reduce the groundwater dependency in water starved situations/regions.

Process or technology involved

  • Working is similar to an air conditioning unit – several surfaces are involved in the condensation of water.
  • Condensed water is filtered, treated, re-mineralised and made fit for drinking or cooking.

Sustainability benefits

Reduces the burden on groundwater levels used for domestic purposes.

User segments that will benefit

  • Residential/Apartment Complexes
  • Hospitality Chains
  • Healthcare Centres

People or organizations involved

Co: Vayujal Technologies

People: Ankit Nagar, Ramesh Kumar Soni

Innovations or USPs

  • Has patented a surface engineering technology and unit design to increase the water collecting efficiency of AWG units.
  • Also the unit provides water at a cost 10-20 times lower than the current bottled water costs.

Related engineering, science or business topics

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Awards & recognitions

Start-up is incubated at IIT M’s Incubation Cell.

Other interesting highlights

  • Produced five AWGs so far – four of 100 litres-a-day capacity and one 400-litres-a-day unit, all of which are being tested out in various locations in and around IIT-M.
  • AWGs work well in coastal regions where the humidity content in the atmosphere is high.

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Producing water out of thin air : The articles talks about the processes involved in obtaining water from the atmospheric water generator developed by Vayujal Technologies.

Using Nanotech, Chennai Engineers Are Producing Potable Water From Thin Air! : The article details the journey of Vayujal Technologies.

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Vayujal Technologies : For more information regarding the company, you can contact them through their facebook page.

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Vayujal Technologies : For more information regarding their products, you can contact them through their facebook page.

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Dr T Pradeep : Dr T Pradeep’s work is in the area of molecular materials and surfaces.

Dr Parasuraman Selvam : Dr Parasuraman Selvam is currently the head of National Centre for Catalysis Research and a Professor in the Department of Chemistry, IIT Madras.

Experiment through do-it-yourself projects

DIY Atmospheric Water Generator! - Produces/Extracts Distilled Water from the air! - DIY distiller : The video provides a step by step guide in assembling a small atmospheric water generator.

How to make water from air : The video presents simple instructions to build an atmospheric water generator.

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How to Create Water from Air : The video explains the process of obtaining water from air and also specifies the effectiveness of such a technology in low water level areas.

How To Turn Thin Air Into Water | Konstantin Avdienko | TEDxTeen : The TED video explains why we must take advantage of an atmospheric water generator especially in a high humidity region.

Here's Why World Needs Atmospheric Water Generation Technology For survival : The article mentions innovations in the recent models of atmospheric water generators.

How Atmospheric Water Generators Work? : The article specifies the steps involved in extracting water from air and the purification of water in an atmospheric water generator.