The news about Zero Mass Water (one of the private equity investments made by 3×5 Partners, LLC, an Arnerich Massena Approved Manager) is traveling fast around the world. The company’s revolutionary Source hydropanels have been featured in the Cape Argus News from Cape Town, South Africa, with “#EveryDropCounts: Solar panel extracts water from air” by Joseph Booysen. The hydropanels are now in use in Cape Town, helping to push back the possibility of a “Day Zero,” when fresh drinking water could be unavailable.
Booysen discusses Zero Mass Water’s incredible technology with founder and CEO Cody Friesen. “Friesen said Zero Mass Water’s Source hydropanels are a world-first technology, which use sunlight and air to make safe, pure drinking water.” Booysen notes that the panels are solar powered and produce an average of three to five liters of water a day out of water vapor in the air. Friesen discusses the impact of drinking water issues, estimating that half a trillion liters of bottled water are sold across the globe each year. “’That actually adds up to a huge amount of plastic and a huge amount of carbon dioxide. In addition to that, one person dies from waterborne illnesses every 10 seconds on this planet.’”
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