DIY Inexpensive & Easy Homemade Solar “Rings”/ Sqaures to Reduce Pool Water Evaporation

Hi, I’m Mike the Poolman. Pool service and repair in El Dorado Hills and Folsom, California. Today I’m going to show you how to make your own swimming pool solar cover (squares). These are inexpensive, easy to make, they help retain heat and they’re very effective at controlling evaporation especially (important) during these drought years. […]

Transforming Air Into Pure Drinking Water Is Finally Possible, Here’s How

Deserts are not particularly welcoming environments, and yet at least hundred million people live in desert regions around the world, according to the UN. They have to make due with less than 25 cm of rainfall each year, and for many, even that miniscule water supply is under threat as climate change is making dry […]

Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls on This Reservoir?

these are shade balls they’re being dumped into this water reservoir in Los Angeles and contrary to what you may have heard their main purpose is not to reduce evaporation so what are they really for? To find out I am visiting the largest collection of these balls anywhere on Earth at L.A. reservoir 96 […]

The Water Cycle

♫MUSIC♫ ANNE THOMPSON: All the water on Earth today, every drop, is all the water there has ever been on the planet. Freshwater is actually millions of years old. The same water, flowing in a continuous loop- falling as rain and snow from clouds to the Earth’s surface, running in rivers, pooling in ponds, flowing […]

Renewable Energy: Solar Water Distillers

[long note] – [Kenny Stevens] These are two solar distillation units. They are very low-tech but very effective ways of taking undesirable water; it’s dirty, it’s too salty it’s got bacteria it’s got minerals you don’t want. You can take that undesirable water place it inside the still and through the process of being heated […]