Note: This text would have been used in a patent application, but the Patent and Trademark Office has let us down.  Lobbyists and Congress weakened patent protections with the America Invents Act, and patent trolls from big business simply litigate with individual inventors until they get what they want1. At this writing, the PTO averages 16.1 months before it takes the first action on a patent application, and 25.7 months to process the average application. Over 500,000 patent applications are now awaiting examination2. Abstract of the Disclosure A solar-powered system can provide humidification, dehumidification, and potable water. The sun’s energy is captured with twin-glass evacuated tubes and the heat is transferred to a freeze-resistant glycol/water mix. The hot glycol/water mix is directed either to…