Vancouver, British Columbia – While Peon may look like an inconspicuous little plastic frog, he is about to make a vital contribution to global conservation efforts, by watering plants using water…well…out of thin air. It’s all thanks to Canada’s Waterator Industries Inc., who are pioneering a new use for Atmospheric Water Generation. With less than 3% of the world’s water being drinkable, the device will save the precious stuff coming out of taps from being used for a non-consumable purpose.
To get Peon on the market and ribbitting its way around the world, Waterator Industries Inc. is currently raising vital funds through Kickstarter.
“With so little of the world’s water being drinkable, it makes sense for us to conserve as much of it as we can for human consumption. Each year, billions of gallons of drinking water are thrown onto plants. This ‘human water’ not only shortens the lifespan of plants, but it leaves less of it for us,” explains John Heary, CEO of Waterator Industries Inc. “Water particles in the air are instantly replenished through a number of natural processes, so it makes sense for us to develop a device that can water plants through humidity. This water is 100% natural and can keep plants alive for five or ten years.”
Operating Peon is as simple as plugging him into the wall, inserting his ‘soil stake’ into a potted plant and sitting back in the knowledge that the world’s ultimately-scarce supplies of clean drinking water are being put to better use.
“Innovation aside for moment, Peon can make life a whole lot easier. There’s no longer a need to worry about watering plants while on vacation, with The Peons three water settings, it allows the perfect trickle of water for any particular plant type. The electricity costs are just a fraction, per litre, of paying for water from the grid and users can literally set-and-forget their plants as they last many lifetimes longer than hand-watering from the tap,” Heary adds.
Waterator Industries Inc. needs to raise $250,000 over the next month to keep the project alive. Those backing its Kickstarter campaign will be treated to a host of rewards ranging from their name on the company’s website through to branded t-shirts, hats and Peons in a host of different colours.
This is just the start of things for the company, who plan to offer Peons in a range of sizes, shapes and designs, as well as adapt their Atmospheric Water Generation technology to other uses that support the conversation of clean drinking water.
Peon will eventually retail for $29.95 + shipping and handling. However, those backing the Kickstarter campaign can get hold of theirs before anyone else.
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