Govt in talks with manufacturers to use atmospheric water generator Water shortage is a prevailing issue in Pakistan, especially in Sindh. The provincial government is planning to use a water generation device that uses solar energy to convert air humidity to make drinking water.According to our correspondent, the Sindh government has requested samples of the device from foreign manufacturers.The device is not yet available in the market.Related: Pakistani startup Tello Talk wins spot in Google’s Demo DayAn atmospheric water generator harvests the moisture suspended in humid air. The air is condensed, filtered and stored.The reclaimed water is filtered to take out impurities, such as bacteria and airborne particles. The result is safe drinking water.Over 50 litres of water can be generated through the device, technical experts said. They believe it can be a useful way to efficiently meet the current water shortage in the country.Related: NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020It costs Rs1,200,000, including import duties and taxes.Follow SAMAA English on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.