By Audrey A., Gannon, and Yola
What are fog nets?
Made of nylon
Flat rectangular nets supported by a pole on either end
2 meters by 24 meters, surface area is 48m. squared
Similar to those used in volleyball
What do fog nets do?
They catch the moisture in fog.
The water drops down into containers under the fog
Then, pipes lead the water from the containers to big
Where are fog nets used?
They are used in Lima, Peru.
Lots of fog from the Pacific Ocean hits
They have water shortages and only get a
few drops of rain each year.
Lima depends on fog for water!
Andres, Luis.”Thirsty Peruvians Harvesting Fog with
Nets.” Reuters. 22 Mar. 2010.