This Countertop Device Makes Fresh, Clean Drinking Water From The Moisture In The Air

Ever feel like the charcoal Brita pitcher sitting in your fridge isn’t cutting it when it comes to great drinking water?

In today’s world, concerns about the quality and safety of our drinking water have become increasingly prevalent. With aging infrastructure and potential contaminants in water sources, many people – myself included – are questioning whether traditional methods, such as using a charcoal-based water pitcher like a Brita filter, are truly sufficient.

I live in Los Angeles and it’s wild how many people have the exact same questions about the tap water in the city – is it safe? Can you really drink it? Do you trust what officials say about it, even though it’s highly regulated and scrutinized? It is, after all, the essence of life – literally the most important thing we put in our body.

Just take a look at how many people ask about drinking water on the popular Ask Los Angeles sub Reddit. I asked this very question last year and got over 140 responses.

Worries about the reliability and purity of our water supply have led to a growing need for innovative solutions that can provide peace of mind and ensure access to clean, refreshing water.

That’s where an innovative solution like Spout comes in.

What is Spout?

Spout is a futuristic countertop appliance that transforms vapor in the air into fresh, pure water. It just sits on your countertop or a table and turns the moisture in the air into fresh, pure, alkaline drinking water. No pipes needed.

Founded in 2019 by Tyler Breton and Reuben Vollmer, Spout is based in Venice Beach, California. They have harnessed the incredible technology of Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG’s) to create enough water for up to four people’s daily needs, all while taking up minimal space. The compact design of Spout allows it to fit on almost any countertop, whether it’s in your home, RV, or camper van. Say goodbye to relying on piped water or plastic bottle deliveries. With Spout, wherever there’s electricity, there’s water. No more plastic-tasting water, worries about municipal pollutants, or waiting for delivery trucks. You can now have pure water made right where you need it.

Spout water filtration system

It has the potential to revolutionize how we perceive our most valuable natural resource.

Spout recognizes that a countertop device should be both user-friendly and visually appealing. That’s why they collaborated with Fred Bould from Bould Design, the mastermind behind the Nest Thermostat, to create a one-of-a-kind design. Not only does it look handsome in your kitchen, but it also sets a new standard for a sustainable and enjoyable way to have fresh drinking water in your home, no matter where that may be.

You can learn more about Spout’s scientific wizardy, along with state-of-the-art filtering and condensation system, over on Spout’s website. Spout says it remineralizes its water to increase the alkalinity to ~9 pH, for great tasting water. A UV light in the Spout pitcher lid helps prevent bacterial growth.

Spout is currently running a $399 promo offer for preorder, with an MSRP of $799 after official rollout. If you’re a water-weary person like me, the device’s premise is a promising one.


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