Current Projects


The following is a survey of our current projects.

Guatemala projectGuatemala – Tojquia 2006 – Ongoing
Melissa Rosato and Fernanda Rojas have just returned from a successful working trip to Tojquia. Two new Large Fog Collectors (LFCs) were built for families. This brings the total to 30. They also purchased and moved materials for up to eight more LFCs to be built in the next few months and did maintenance on some of the existing LFCs more…


Ethiopia project

Ethiopia – January 2010 – Ongoing
The assistance from local agencies and villages has been excellent and the fences around the SFCs will be paid for and constructed by the villages. The members of the community Association in Dabat are convinced that fog collection will work there and are motivated to help in any way.  more…


Chile project

Chile – Atacama Desert Center 2007 – Ongoing
There are presently two large fog collectors (LFCs) at the Atacama Desert Center (ADC) site in northern Chile. Both were built by members FogQuest and the second one was built by FogQuest in 2008 as part an environmental-educational project. The second LFC continues to provide water for the plantation in what is the driest desert the world. The first LFC provides water for the station house where professors and students work. more...


Falde Verde

Chile – Falda Verde 2001 – Ongoing
The fog collectors have been producing water for nine years and were examined and repaired in August of this year. This project continues to provide water for a commercial aloe vera crop for the people of Falda Verde. more…


Nepal

Nepal Water from Fog Project 2001-Ongoing
The Nepal Water from Fog Project (NWFP) was started in the spring 1997 on the initiative of Kevin Kowalchuk, who had previously worked in Nepal on a film project. Kevin made contact with fellow Canadian Robert Schemenauer and they discussed how a water project using fog collectors might be initiated to help the people more…


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Eriitrea – Asmara 2005-Ongoing
The project continues to fluctuate up and down depending on the ability to work effectively in Eritrea. On the positive side, the 10 large fog collectors (LFCs) built for Nefasit and the ten LFCs built for Arborobu were successfully installed and produced more...


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Morocco – Boutmezguida (Sidi Ifni) 2006 – Ongoing
An evaluation of fog collection rates at two locations in Morocco began in 2006. The project is under the direction of Mr. Aissa Derhem of the Fondation Si Hmad Derhem, Casablanca, Morocco. Fogquest provided some initial guidance and Professor Maria Victoria Marzol, a long-time FogQuest member, has worked with Mr. Derhem on the project. more...