Water is essential for life, but millions of people across the globe do not have access to clean water. Millions across live too far away from rivers and lakes, or have seen their water sources contaminated or simply disappear during prolonged drought.

But what if they could access clean water anytime, anywhere, out of thin air? That is the promise of Fresh Water, Carlos Blamey's invention, a machine that does just that by extracting moisture from the air.

Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.

Source: Al Jazeera