Gallery WaterKiosk 1
Gallery WaterKiosk 1
February 2020
Headquarters 12307 Berlin, Germany

WaterKiosk - A simple solar desalination system to offer hygiene drinking and irrigation water at a low price to villagers.

This solution offers an affordable and simple battery free solar water desalination system that is capable of delivering different water qualities for different applications, such as irrigation and drinking.

For off-grid communities around the globe, access to water can be very complex, and access to clean water can be even more difficult. WaterKiosk is capable of delivering high quality hygiene drinking, irrigation, fish farm and sanitation water from any kind of high saline and polluted water resources. The main characteristics of this solution is that it is powered fully by solar, the simplicity of its design and its affordability. Systems offered by Boreal Light are ideal island solutions with no need of battery, diesel, or grid, just powered by solar! It requires low maintenance, as over 80% of the maintenance needs just a wrench and a screw driver!

Key features

  • Saves 925 tonnes of CO2 per year from every WaterKiosk
  • Minimizes travels to fetch water and food.
  • Eleminates the need of cutting firewood to boil and disinfect water
  • Eleminates the need of burning fossil fuel to run desalination systems in rural off-grid villages


  • Reduces the cost of clean drinking water from $4 to $0.10 for 20 liter

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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