This clever ball allows you to purify up to 3 liters of water a day through the power of the sun. The water inside evaporates and flows down into a collection chamber while all the grossness gets stuck in another chamber. It’s simple, elegant, and reminds us that not everyone out there has access to potable water 24/7.
Jon Liow, a graduate of Monash University in Australia, created the Solarball after a trip to Cambodia.
‘After visiting Cambodia in 2008, and seeing the immense lack of everyday products we take for granted, I was inspired to use my design skills to help others,’ Mr Liow said.
It’s obviously not an ideal design – 3 liters isn’t very much – but it’s a start.