View from Russian Ridge Preserve to Mindego Hill by Karl Gohl

Harvesting Water from Fog

Summary

Research taking place at Skyline Ridge and Purisima Creek Redwoods may one day be used to help drought-stricken communities around the world.

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In the spring Views, we talked about our pilot fog collectors which are, as of July, operational in two locations and are being monitored by Midpen staff and a USGS scientist. Our innovative fog nets use three types of nano coatings that were developed by a startup in Massachusetts to maximize water yield. The research taking place at Skyline Ridge and Purisima Creek Redwoods may one day be used to help drought-stricken communities around the world. 

Fog Collection at Skyline Ridge