Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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Researchers Harness Sunlight to Remove Hydrogen from Wastewater

Hydrogen is a critical component in thousands of common products, from plastic to fertilizers, but producing pure hydrogen is expensive and energy intensive. Now,...

New Research Estimates Economic and Emissions Impacts of AI Adoption

Research by PwC UK estimates the economic and emissions impact of artificial intelligence (AI) adoption in the water, agriculture, energy, and transport sectors. PwC UK’s...

Review Shows Rapid Urbanisation Increasing Pressure on Rural Water Supplies

An international team of researchers has carried out the first systematic global review of water reallocation from rural to urban regions. They found that...

Study Examines How Tracking Sludge Flow Can Help Design Better WWTPs

A new way of tracking how sewage sludge flows during thermal treatment could help engineers design better wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) and boost production...

Report Identifies Ways to Protect Homes from Basement Flooding

With the right information and often for less than $250, homeowners can protect their homes from the increasing risks of basement floods, according to...

Research Suggests Behavioural Nudges can Increase Water Conservation

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) found that rather than giving people general information about the importance of saving water, emphasising the...

Study Analyzes Wastewater to Reveal Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance

A comparison of seven European countries shows that the amount of antibiotic resistance genes in wastewater reflects the prevalence of clinical antibiotic resistance in...

New Test Produces Failing Grade for ‘Flushability’ of Single-Use Wipes

The first-ever test of single-use wipes against rigorous criteria for flushability produced failing grade for all 101 products. The findings are summarized in a report,...

Study Examines Impact of Pharmaceuticals on the Great Lakes

A new study by Pollution Probe and the Clean Water Foundation examines what is known about pharmaceuticals in the Great Lakes, their pathways, and...

World’s Largest Companies Using More Water Despite Rising Risks

Companies are reporting greater exposure to water risks yet withdrawing more water, according to new research by CDP. The report, Treading Water, analyzes water data from...

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