German ‘fog catcher’ brings water to Peru slums

German ‘fog catcher’ brings water to Peru slums

Many of Peru's grittiest slums can only dream of access to water. But thanks to a German NGO, simple technology and hard work, some humble homes are the first to use plastic netting to harvest water from the fog cloaking the night sky, writes AFP's Luis Jaime Cisneros.

Wasserwende: Germany urges more people to drink tap water to protect environment

Wasserwende: Germany urges more people to drink tap water to protect environment

Drought warning: Could eastern Germany run out of water?

Drought warning: Could eastern Germany run out of water?

‘We need intense rainfall’: Drought cripples crucial German waterways

‘We need intense rainfall’: Drought cripples crucial German waterways

Environment group sues German government over nitrate threat

Environment group sues German government over nitrate threat

90 per cent of Germany’s rivers below EU environmental standards

90 per cent of Germany’s rivers below EU environmental standards

Water waste! Tenant leaves taps in flat running for entire year

Water waste! Tenant leaves taps in flat running for entire year

Rhine river’s low water levels causing ships to run aground

Rhine river’s low water levels causing ships to run aground

Green and pleasant land boosts quality of life

Green and pleasant land boosts quality of life

Environment Agency urges fast fracking ban

Environment Agency urges fast fracking ban

Beer contaminated with plastic particles

Beer contaminated with plastic particles

German scientists: Lake Garda is full of plastic

German scientists: Lake Garda is full of plastic

Magdeburg waterworks keeps crocodile mascot

Magdeburg waterworks keeps crocodile mascot

Glass more than half-full in Berlin buy-back

Glass more than half-full in Berlin buy-back

Hundreds face outside showers in water scare

Hundreds face outside showers in water scare

E-coli contamination ‘false alarm’ sparks row

E-coli contamination ‘false alarm’ sparks row

Tap water ‘better than bottled brands’

Tap water ‘better than bottled brands’

Lakes and beaches sparkle for summer bathing season

Lakes and beaches sparkle for summer bathing season

Water utility referendum a ‘cold shower’ for Berlin

Water utility referendum a ‘cold shower’ for Berlin

German man feared dead in Australian outback

German man feared dead in Australian outback

The right to tap water

The right to tap water

Tap or bottle: How clean is our drinking water?

Tap or bottle: How clean is our drinking water?

Once filthy Ruhr River safe again for salmon

Once filthy Ruhr River safe again for salmon

US crayfish invaders spreading plague in German rivers

US crayfish invaders spreading plague in German rivers

Unlucky Hamburgers suffer water outage

Unlucky Hamburgers suffer water outage

Teen dies in jet ski accident

Teen dies in jet ski accident

Mineral water in plastic bottles contaminated with hormones

Mineral water in plastic bottles contaminated with hormones

Munich river heads for Hollywood

Munich river heads for Hollywood

Wet Germany has world’s priciest water

Wet Germany has world’s priciest water

Germany wants limits for uranium levels in drinking water

Germany wants limits for uranium levels in drinking water

EU says water quality at German beaches worsens

EU says water quality at German beaches worsens