Great Lakes environmental assessment and mapping (GLEAM) project – cumulative ecosystem stress on great lakes

What is the GLEAM project? Our research team builds new tools to integrate spatial information for environmental management decisions in the Great Lakes. We aim to build maps to visualize and understand environmental impacts (or stressors) on the lakes and benefits humans enjoy from the lakes (or ecosystem services).

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Water contamination education: Fracking defined – Animated and illustrated fracking news – Slickwater fracking, the technique now known for being so cheap yet so controversial.

Slickwater fracking, the technique now known for being so cheap, yet so controversial.An animated illustrated set of articles describing the term Slickwater fracking

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Water education news: The glass is already half full for nano-based water treatments [Guardian News and Media Limited].

Clean drinking water is in short supply for most of the world’s population, but nanotechnology can go a long way to ensuring no one goes thirsty

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Global water education: Save the Water™ Questions and Answers: “How dangerous is formaldehyde ?”

Save the Water™ Questions and Answers: How Dangerous Is Formaldehyde And Asbestos

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Global water education: Save the Water™ Questions and Answers: What are some of the known water pollutants?

[four_fifth][one_fifth] Questions and Answers Vol.III No.12   Despite many successful water projects, billions of people still lack adequate water and sanitation For your surfing pleasure here are some links in our revamped web site Educational All Levels Current Sponsors Resources Join Our Link Exchange   Help fund STW™ laboratory by shopping on line at our […]

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Water education news: Questions and Answers about water pollution – water shortages – water contamination – What are some facts about water? – 100 water facts you may not know.

Facts About water. Over 100 facts. Some you may not know

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Drinking water contamination news: Chemicals in the water – Problems and solutions.

The chemical industry is one of the biggest water-consuming industries and one of the biggest providers of water treatment materials and technologies

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Drinking water news: Research opens doors to UV disinfection using LED tech.

Research from North Carolina State University will allow the development of energy-efficient LED devices that use ultraviolet (UV) light to kill pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. The technology has a wide array of applications ranging from drinking-water treatment to sterilizing surgical tools.

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Water contamination news: Fracking – The other side of the fracking issue – Whats fracking all about? Fracking defined – Part 2.

Consistent with the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule in 2006 that exempts stormwater discharges of sediment from construction activities at oil and gas exploration and production operations from the requirement to obtain a ….

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Water news: A solution for medical needs and cramped quarters in space.

Basically IVGEN was a project to verify that, somehow, we could take potable or drinking water, purify it, and mix it to make a normal, medical-grade saline solution that could be injected into astronauts if the need arose,” said John McQuillen, IVGEN principal investigator at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio

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Water crisis news: Water usage far exceed sustainability level in the desert southwest US.

Water Usage Far Exceed Sustainability Level in the Desert Southwest, US

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Global water news: Water education – Water is an essential element in our daily lives.

American Water Works Association (AWWA) joins water professionals across North America in highlighting the importance of investing in water infrastructure.

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