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Global Groundwater Declining Rapidly

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Santa Barbara, California - Groundwater is rapidly declining across the globe, often at accelerating rates. Writing in the journal Nature, UC Santa Barbara researchers...

Researchers Turn Seawater into Drinking Water

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Brooklyn, NY - Researchers at NYU Tandon School of Engineering achieved a major breakthrough in Redox Flow Desalination (RFD), an emerging electrochemical technique that...

Solving the Mysteries of the Water Cycle with Cutting-edge Technology in...

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Oulanka, Finland - In the remote research area in Oulanka, Finland, tubes and sensors crisscross out of a telephone booth-like measuring room. Every minute,...

Study: Recycling phosphorus from wastewater to grow better crops

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Saskatoon – Researchers are helping close the loop on the sustainability cycle with research into nutrient-enhanced biochar — a charcoal-like material made by heating...

TMU’s future leaders of urban water research

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The next generation of researchers at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) are leveraging their training to advance innovative solutions to water-related issues ranging from infrastructure...

Report calls for urgency to address contaminated river sediments

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Contaminated sediments limit the ecological recovery of the Detroit and Rouge River ecosystems, says a report released Tuesday by the State of the Strait...

Research: Small isolated wetlands are pollution-catching powerhouses

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Small isolated wetlands that are full for only part of the year are often the first to be removed for development or agriculture, but a...

Filters prevent microfibre waste from entering waterways: Study

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A new study found that washing machine filters can be a solution for capturing harmful microfibres before they enter Georgian Bay and other waterways...

Removal of nitrogen improves water quality in one of Canada’s most...

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A ten-year study, conducted by University of Regina researchers, shows removal of nitrogen from the City of Regina’s wastewater discharge improved water quality downstream...

New Canada-wide maps show how floodplains may become inundated

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A Western University professor has developed Canada-wide maps showing how floodplains—including low-lying areas of major cities like Vancouver and Montreal—may become inundated in the next...

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