THE WATER HOUSE

(L’Aquila, Fontana delle 99 Cannelle)

What is the Water House?

The Water House is a plant connected to the national water network from which you get good quality water, fresh, natural and sparkling, through a filtration and refrigeration system.

The drinking water of the water network is constantly monitored and is a Zero Kilometres resource. The Water House cleans it from harmful substances for the body, chlorine and micro-plastics, and makes it better and always fresh.

The Water House works with an active carbon microfiltration system that eliminates the taste and smell of chlorine without reducing the precious mineral salts. It is constantly monitored, maintained and sanitized.

The Water House uses low-energy systems

The Water House has a system for filtration, refrigeration, gassing and water supply.The design and production of each plant are based on a plan for the containment of energy consumption, optimizing components and processes.

The Water House is an eco-friendly house

The Water House has been designed to withstand the outdoors for several decades and is designed to have other lives before becoming waste. It can be reused, for example, as an information kiosk or as a parking crate.

Casa dell'Acqua
Casa dell'Acqua

The Water House is environmentally friendly

Reducing plastic waste and transporting packaged bottles leads to a reduction in CO2 emissions by several tons. Each installation saves an average of 1.300 trees per year.

The Water House offers a very economical service

The Water House allows citizens to benefit from water at an extremely low cost, guaranteeing families significant savings on the purchase of bottled water. Savings to be considered also on transport costs and bottle management, such as storage and personnel.

The Water House offers a very economical service

The Water House allows citizens to benefit from water at an extremely low cost, guaranteeing families significant savings on the purchase of bottled water. Savings to be considered also on transport costs and bottle management, such as storage and personnel.

Water House
Water House

The advantages of the Water House

  • tons of plastic not produced each year
  • tonnes of CO2 and toxic gases not emitted into the atmosphere
  • thousands of cubic meters of water saved for the production of bottles
  • important savings for families compared to the purchase of commercial water
  • less waste disposal for municipalities
  • less transports and fuel consumption
  • huge saving of electricity

Savings figures

For Water House that delivers on average 1000 litres of water per day

1000
less PET bottles to dispose of, equivalent to 78,000 kg of oil between production, disposal, energy and transport of PET
1
tons of CO2 not emitted into the atmosphere
1Mw
of energy saved for the production of bottles
1
fewer trucks on the roads
1000
savings for people
1
trees saved every year!

Did you know?

To produce 1kg of PET (25 bottles of 1.5 litres) are consumed:

  • 2kg of oil
  • 18 litres of water

The production of 1kg of PET releases into the atmosphere:

  • 40gr of hydrocarbons
  • 25gr of sulphur oxide, SO2
  • 20gr of nitrogen monoxide, NO
  • 18gr of carbon monoxide, CO
  • 2.3kg of carbon dioxide, CO2