Past projects


The following is a survey of our past projects

Chile project

Chile – Cerro Talinay 2004-2005
This site is not being developed further at the present. The needed cooperation and commitment from the local municipality and technical school were not forthcoming in the end and so the olive plantation and teaching component are on hold more…


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Chile – El Tofo / Chungungo 1987- 2002
The success of the proof-of-technology project at El Tofo and the ten-year fog-water supply for the village of Chungungo continues to attract journalists and reporters. There are also many suggestions to revitalize the fog water collection system. However, until more…


Padre Hurtado

Chile – Padre Hurtado 1999-2004
This is an example of a fog collection project that fulfilled a societal need successfully for five years. It was concluded because the church was no longer going to staff and operate the sanctuary as before. The potential more…


Dominivan Republic

Dominican Republic 1999-2001
The mountains of the western part of the Dominican Republic remain a viable area for a fog collection project. Melissa Rosato was there in 2009 for a brief visit and the need for water in more isolated communities more…


Ecuador

Ecuador – Early Projects 1992-1993
FogQuest receives a steady number of requests from Ecuador related to past and potential future fog collection projects, e.g. there have been three in 2009. To our knowledge no new fog collection projects  have been more…


Guatemala

Guatemala – Lake Atitlán 2003-2005
We receive requests occasionally from groups interested in a new fog collection project in the vicinity of Lake Atitlán. So far none have been carried very far forward. This remains a viable type of water supply for communities more…


Haiti

Haiti – Salagnac Plateau 2001-2002
This project had tremendous potential but was forced to stop, along with work by almost all other international NGOs, in 2002 due to civil unrest and major concerns for the safety and security more…


Namibia

Namibia – Early Projects 1996-2001
The situation regarding a fog collection project in Namibia remains the same. Once sponsorship funding is found serious efforts can be made to put together a water project for a Topnaar village. More…


Oman

Sultanate of Oman 1989/1990
In recent years efforts to explore the use of the fog-water resource in Oman continue, though not with any direct involvement of FogQuest. Some of this work uses problematical mesh material but we look forward more….


Peru

Peru – Cerro Orara – 1990
This project was undertaken many years before FogQuest was formed. The data collected are important in demonstrating the amounts of fog water that can be collected and effectively used in the arid desert near Lima, Peru. More…


Peru

Peru – Collanac – 1993-1994
This project was also undertaken many years before FogQuest was formed. The data collected are important in demonstrating the amounts of fog water that can be collected and effectively used in the arid desert near Lima, Peru More…


Peru

Peru – Mejia 1995 – 1999
This major project was undertaken years before FogQuest was formed. The data collected are important in demonstrating the amounts of fog water that can be collected and effectively used on the arid desert coast near Arequipa, Peru. More…


Yemen

Yemen – Hajja/Mabijan 2003-2005
As noted below, this project was completed successfully and turned over to the villages and the local NGO. To the best of our knowledge, unfortunately, the Large Fog Collectors were not adequately maintained and the system is no longer functioning More…


Yemen

Yemen – Saada Governorate 2003-2005
As noted below, the FogQuest component of this project was completed successfully and turned over to the local NGO. To the best of our knowledge no operational project using Large Fog Collectors has been undertaken. More…