Five Water-Wise Innovations That Will Help California’s Drought
- May 03, 2018
California, The 8th largest economy in the world is facing unprecedented drought conditions which are poised to set records and change the lives of millions of people. Despite all the doom and gloom experts are foretelling, there’ is some good news coming from the product development space. We’re incredibly happy that these five Water-wise innovations are finally getting the attention they deserve.
AQUS can reduce metered water usage in a two–person household by about 10 to 20 gallons a day – or approximately 5,000 gallons a year. In addition to conserving water, the AQUS helps save money by reduced water consumption charges and wastewater treatment or sewer fees.
The Wonderwash was invented in South Africa many years ago as a practical product for large, low income households lacking access to running water and electricity. Not only did they have to lug water long distances, but washing large amounts of clothes by hand was rough on the hands. The Wonderwash was developed to save water, and uses 90% less water than regular washing machines and is much gentler on the hands, compared to hand washing.
Uji will change how we take showers. This interactive showerhead saves water, energy, and money, by letting users know through an LED interface, that their shower time is up.
Aquabarrel offers a variety of rain collection products that fit nearly all living situations. Our favorite is the Aquabarrel Solar Powered Water Pump Kit, which seamlessly distributes rainwater to your garden using the power of the sun! It connects to just about every garden system and has a bunch of different settings for a variety of garden needs.
5. Nexus eWater
Nexus has developed groundbreaking technology and is commercialising the world’s first integrated water and heat reCycler.
Using patent-pending processes, reCycler offers, for the first time, an affordable, reliable solution to onsite domestic water recycling and wastewater heat recovery.