Human Waste is Being Turned into Water, and Bill Gates Loves It!
A team of researchers from Janicki Bioenergy designed and built a new sewage treatment machine called the OmniProcessor, which turns actual human waste into drinkable water, electricity and ash thanks to the use of a steam engine!
It sounds unappealing, to say the least, but this brilliant idea can be a lifechanger for developing countries that lack clean drinking water and suffer from diseases caused by sewage and poor sanitation.
Bill Gates is promoting and funding this project through his Gates Foundation. He actually visited the test plant in Seattle to put his money where his mouth is and said “the water tasted as good as any I’ve had out of the bottle”.
Watch the man himself take a sip of the water that was feces just 5 minutes earlier: