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Solution Overview & Benefits

The WATERCONE is a solar powered water desalinator that generates fresh water from salty or brackish water. It is easy to use, lightweight and mobile. The technology is simple in design and use and is described by simple pictograms. With up to 1.5 liters in 24 hours the Watercone® is an ideal device to create a child's daily need of freshwater.

History & Development

When Stephan Augustin went on a vacation to the Canary Islands several years ago, little did he know that he would return home to his native Germany, with a ready concept to change life as it was - often during millennia - for innumerous humans around the world.

During that vacation and sitting by a beach cafe, he had playfully experimented with a glass of water and a saucer all the while gazing at the Atlantic, so rich in water and yet so lethal for human consumption. While inversing the empty glass on the saucer he realized a build-up of condensation. The Watercone began to take shape in his mind.

Upon his return to Munich, the BMW industrial designer by day began burning midnight oil, to devise an industrial solution to his brainchild. More than a year later, following countless drawings, calculations and the lecture of several dozen books - addressing everything from patents to thermo-dynamics - the first Watercone was manufactured in Germany.

In 2008, Stephan partnered with MAGE WATER MANAGEMENT GMBH and granted the company the rights to produce and distribute the Watercone under license and worldwide.


Publicly available: no
Countries where available: Worldwide
Price (USD): 69
Available online: yes
Offered or can be licensed for local manufacture: contact manufacturer for details
Countries where spare parts can be purchased: contact manufacturer for details

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