From Lifestraw Purifiers to Toilet Tank Aquariums

By: Katie Cordrey - Published:   Updated: Mar 30 2011
Capturing, collecting, routing, cleaning and managing water in an ever-more-populated world is the work of many architects, designers and scientists. Some of the inventions they conceive are complex, while others are inspired in their simplicity.

Mind-bending or simplistic, these water-management marvels will hopefully tickle your brain, whet your imagination and leave you asking, "Why didn't I think of that?"