10 January 2007
The desert is hot and dehydration can set in quickly. If you are stuck or stranded in the desert, you can use the sun to generate a sufficient amount of water for yourself. This article discusses the concept of a "Solar still" or distillery. It can be used to collect water from soil in any climate, given enough sunlight and existent soil moisture. Find out how to make water in the desert. You never know, it might be handy one day.