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SENSEI masters in-situ groundwater monitoring

October 30, 2019

A new groundwater sensor system developed by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, will make environmental monitoring faster, more…
How Nanotechnology Is Transforming Water Purification

October 11, 2019

We rely on water to live. However, we don’t always know what it takes to make it clean…
Use of nanopores could lead to cleaner water

September 27, 2019

Not all nanopores are created equal. For starters, their diameters vary between 1 and 10 nanometers (nm). The…
Rising costs in water bills will lead to rate shocks; water utilities must prepare now

August 23, 2019

Most consumers know the cost of a gallon of gasoline. Many customers can read their electric utility bills…
How Other States Can Follow LA’s Lead for Turning Sewage Into Drinkable Water

June 7, 2019

One of the processes for creating a more sustainable future is finding a way to recycle dirty materials…
Can we address climate change without sacrificing water quality?

February 27, 2019

Strategies for limiting climate change must take into account their potential impact on water quality through nutrient overload,…
Argonne Lab addresses obstacles to clean water for all

February 8, 2019

Dozens of Argonne researchers are helping to solve one of the world’s most pressing problems — the availability…
Collecting clean water from air, inspired by desert life

December 28, 2018

Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most…
New device will help protect vulnerable communities in Colombia from unsafe water

June 19, 2018

The ‘Water Monitoring in Colombian Vulnerable Communities in a Post-Conflict Scenario’ project, financed by the Newton Fund Institutional Links,…
Study identifies ‘hot spots’ of water quality violations

February 13, 2018

While serious violations like those in the Flint, Michigan, crisis are rare, ensuring reliable access to safe drinking…
Just a small piece of paper can make water consumption safer

January 19, 2018

Access to safe drinking water is one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, since it is a basic…
Simple water test could prevent crippling bone disease

November 15, 2017

Whilst low amounts of fluoride are beneficial for healthy teeth, high levels of fluoride can weaken bones, leading…
Clean water that’s ‘just right’ with Sandia sensor solution

July 12, 2017

Water utilities have a Goldilocks problem: If they don’t add enough chlorine, nasty bacteria that cause typhoid and…
Refillable Vest Offers Wearable Transport For Water

April 20, 2017

Clean water scarcity gets a lot of attention and is a big issue in 3rd world countries. WaterVest…
Beetle from Namib Desert inspires a new material, which can make water from thin air

March 5, 2017

When people start talking about finite resources of our planet no one is thinking about water. However, with…
Testing the waters

January 25, 2017

Researchers at the University of Alberta have conducted the first-ever study to use hydraulic fracturing fluids to examine…
Self Filling Water Bottle

April 5, 2016

Fontus is a self filling water bottle that allows you to plan your adventures without having to worry…
New company to produce water-disinfecting tablets invented at UVA

October 28, 2015

A new University of Virginia-inspired public benefit company with a global health mission, MadiDrop PBC, has opened administrative…
In the world: Remote Mexican village uses solar power to purify water

October 9, 2015

Deep in the jungles of the Yucatan peninsula, residents of the remote Mexican village of La Mancalona are…
Drinkable Book That Filters Water And Kills Bacteria

August 19, 2015

In many areas of the world water can contain dangerous levels of bacteria. A researcher from Carnegie Mellon…
New Research Examines Bottled Water Sales During Hurricane Season

July 27, 2015

A new University of Virginia study of consumer data finds that people in the path of a hurricane…
Toward cheaper water treatment

July 16, 2015

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” produces a lot of wastewater. Drilling one well requires millions of gallons of water…
Researchers study inexpensive process to clean water in developing nations

June 12, 2015

What would happen if a common tree had the potential to turn cloudy, contaminated water into clean, safe…
As Massachusetts ecosystems shrink, hard-working “hotspots” emerge

May 15, 2015

All land is not created equal. Some ecosystems do triple-duty in the benefits they provide society. Massachusetts forests,…
New technique shows shale-drilling additives in drinking-water taps near leak

May 5, 2015

Substances commonly used for drilling or extracting Marcellus shale gas foamed from the drinking water taps of three…
Do Astronauts Drink their Pee?

April 28, 2015

In order to fly in space, astronauts need to make a few sacrificed, like drink their own urine.…
Changes in land use, climate and agriculture undermine efforts to clean up Madison lakes

April 26, 2015

Efforts to clean up the Madison lakes are being hampered by more asphalt, row crops and intense rainstorms…
Water needs a new brand to make it easier to swallow

April 9, 2015

Trendy California is going for it, but recycled water still won’t wash in Queensland – and a University…
How research could reduce water scarcity in Middle East

March 17, 2015

As one of the most water-poor countries in the world, Jordan’s current water resources are significantly below the…
Beyond taps and toilets in Alaska

March 17, 2015

Safe, clean drinking water and sewerage facilities are basic necessities you would hope to find in one of…
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