Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Home International

International

LIFT Launches Third Annual Intelligent Water Systems Challenge

The Intelligent Water Systems Challenge, now in its third year, encourages participants to use innovation and data to help solve some of the most...

Researchers Develop Device to Purify Arsenic-Contaminated Water in a Single Step

A group of researchers has developed a new device that can purify and remediate arsenic-contaminated water in a single step. Using specialized polymer electrodes, the...

Planting Forests Permanently Reduces Regional Water Availability: Study

River flow is reduced in areas where forests have been planted and does not recover over time, according to a new study. Rivers in some...

The Use and Abuse of Antibiotics

Wastewater treatment plants are contributing to antimicrobial resistance worldwide. This was one of the key takeaways from a presentation by Kim Gilbride, a professor in...

Anti-Sprawl Policies May Be Harming Water Quality: Study

Urban growth boundaries are created by governments in an effort to concentrate urban development—buildings, roads, and the utilities that support them—within a defined area....

U.S. House of Representatives Votes on PFAS Action Act

In response to growing concerns about the family of synthetic chemicals known as PFAS, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted on the bipartisan...

USask and Indian Institute of Science Sign MOU to Advance Water Security

The University of Saskatchewan and the Indian Institute of Science have signed a memorandum of understanding to partner for five years on joint research,...

Augmented Reality App Aims to Help Fight Against Unflushables

Amey—a supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services in the U.K.—will be using a new augmented reality app to help fight blockages caused by...

Response to Fire Impacts Water Levels 40 Years into Future: Study

Water levels are still increased up to 40 years after a wildfire, according to a new paper published in the journal Hydrological Processes. “Trees work...

GWRC Offers Testing for Ballast Water Treatment Technologies

The Great Waters Research Collaborative (GWRC) is currently seeking applications from developers of novel technologies for ballast water treatment or rapid analysis. The goal of...

How We Transport Water in Our Bodies Inspires New Water Filtration Method

A multidisciplinary group of engineers and scientists has discovered a new method for water filtration that may have implications for a variety of technologies,...

Water Supply at Risk for 1.9 Billion People Worldwide: Study

New research has found that water towers, which provide water resources to 1.9 billion people globally, are at risk due to the threats related...

Innovyze Acquires Ontario-based Emagin

Innovyze, a company that provides water infrastructure data analytics software, announced that it acquired Emagin, the creator of a software that uses machine learning...

Study Examines Methane Emissions Produced by Lakes

A new study from UK-based Swansea University has provided new insights into how methane emissions are produced in the surface layer of lakes. The continuous...

The Atmospheric Fund Invests $1 Million in Algae-Based Pollution Control

The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) has invested $1 million to clean up municipal and industrial wastewater in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The solution...

Researchers Engineer Soil Moisture Sensor to Reduce Water Consumption

A team of University of Connecticut researchers engineered a soil moisture sensor that responds to the global need to regulate water consumption in agriculture. The...

Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes Presents a Growing Concern: Study

New research suggests that the growing intensity and scale of plastic pollution in the Great Lake poses serious risks to human health and will...

Diversification of Agricultural Crops Could Help Decrease Water Use

According to the authors of a new study, diversification of agricultural crops could help decrease water use, among other resource savings, but strategies to...

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

follow us

1,287FansLike
17,549FollowersFollow
X