First, the university has installed the UWC Borehole Water Purification Plant that treats and purifies underground water from an aquifer on its campus.
The second initiative is the installation of an atmospheric water generator to harvest water from the atmosphere.
The institution’s director of infrastructure and engineering Jairaj Ramchander said the water would be used to meet the university’s general water requirements.
“Acquiring the atmospheric water generator was a decision driven by a need to use existing technology to harness the abundance of humidity in the air,” said Ramchander.
UWC’s executive director for finance and services, Manie Regal, said the university had to adapt and prepare for the realities of climate change....
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