Contamination Detection Method Could Better Determine Sources of Pollution

By Hoang-Nam Vu, Staff Writer for Save The Water™ | December 18, 2016 Water contamination treatment and alleviating the detrimental effects of water contamination are two of the most pressing issues the United States currently faces. Mitigating the effect we have on water–-and the effects water has on us–-is essential to improvements in our communities. […]

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New water treatment technology can seek-and-destroy harmful pathogens

By Kimberly Sung, Associate Director of Education for Save the Water | December 15th, 2016 In recent years, harmful bacteria like Escherichia coli (E. coli) and Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) have been responsible for high-profile outbreaks of illness and even death. Though cases of infection often arise from food sources, further investigation reveals contaminated water as […]

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Ohio River is One of the Most Polluted Rivers in America

Article courtesy of Anne Li | December 2nd, 2016 | Allegheny Front | Shared as educational material. According to EPA, the Ohio River is one of the most polluted water sources in America due to various toxic chemical spills. Acknowledgment of the fact has gradually led to action taken to protect the source water protection. […]

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J-WAFS Lab Looks to Make a Real Change in the Water Sector

Article courtesy of Vivian Zhong and Renee Robins | May 8th, 2016 | Fair Observer | Shared as educational material. Vivian Zhong, a MIT undergraduate, recently interviewed a researcher at Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS), Renee Robins. The lab funds projects such as the development of a nanosensor for contaminant […]

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Modern Water Introduces Oil In Water Monitor Into US Market

Water technology and monitoring company Modern Water has launched a range of oil in water monitoring products in the US and has supplied a Multisensor 1200 volatile organic compound (VOC) monitor to Glendive Water Treatment Plant in Montana to ensure safe drinking water for around 6,000 people.

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Global Water Center: Water Tech Research, Development is Name of the Game

Two years ago in September the Global Water Center celebrated its grand opening, and since then the facility has attracted new businesses, corporations and startups, not to mention a handful of universities too — all of them with the same focus: water technology.

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These Genetically engineered bacteria send out a signal when Water gets Polluted

Scientists in Canada is developing a fascinating way to sense when water is contaminated. Their box, called the FRED or Field Ready Electrochemical Detector, contains “tunable” bacteria that react in the presence of unwanted substances.

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Appliance Science Experiments: Creating edible water spheres

Spherification is a fun way to produce edible containers for water or other liquids. It isn’t difficult to do. Appliance Science shows you how to spherify water and other liquids.

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Nanofilter: An African Innovation for Safe Drinking Water

A child dies every minute from a waterborne disease, and he or she most likely lives in sub-Saharan Africa. Millions of people in the region don’t have access to clean water and thus face the risk of diarrhoea or other deadly water-related diseases.

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APANA™ Introduces First Automated Water Management for Business

Roughly one-fifth of public water supply in the United States goes to the commercial and industrial sector, or 80 billion gallons per day. APANA customers have demonstrated an average 20 percent savings in water use, and average payback on capital expenditure of 18 months.

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Groundwater Modeling Breakthrough

A University of Wyoming professor has made a discovery that answers a nearly 100-year-old question about water movement, with implications for agriculture, hydrology, climate science and other fields.

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How Salt + Car Battery = Clean Water

The device is a small plastic canister that attaches to a battery with what look like miniature jumper cables. Using a special “brine bottle,” you add salt and water in amounts indicated by lines. Mix it up, and add the salt solution to the SE200. With the push of a button, the canister illuminates, and the solution begins to bubble.

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