Walking down the high street in Limassol, Cyprus, last summer, you would be forgiven for not looking skywards, for fear of tripping over a kerb, or being blinded by the sun. If you were to look up however, you might have seen the corners of a green gazebo peeking over
The first Desolenator prototype emerged as a hobby in William’s living room, whilst he was working as a Project Manager in Abu Dhabi in 2012. A career spent working in water-scarce regions had sparked a desire to create a device that could produce drinking water in a sustainable way.
“Apparently I fell off my chair when it all came together…” Years of living near toxic desalination plants and witnessing the effects of water scarcity on communities prompted Desolenator’s inventor, William Janssen, to develop a more reliable and sustainable way of producing clean water – humanity’s most basic need.