The areas of Mediterranean and north Africa are characterized by climate condicions of intense sunshine with simultaneous lack of rainfall. As a result of the above, there is an important reduction of water reserves (drinking and irrigation), and by extension, the restriction of the agricultural activity in these areas.
Formation of one innovative unite like greenhouse for water production for agricultural uses with low investment cost and at the same time use the left space for storage or other agricultural uses.
Development agricultural activity or storage capacity simultaneously production of water for agricultural uses in one undivided area.
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On a technical level, IRISS consists of the following three parts
Greenhouse construction in AUTH’s farm inshore area
Exhaust system of seawater or brackish water
The dual heat exchanger system for simultaneous pre-heating of seawater and condensation of clean water vapors