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Blockchain-based environmental drones ‘can help fight water pollution’, say scientists

According to the World Health Organization, almost a third of the world’s population does not have access to fresh water. As evidenced by the 2020 UN report on water supply and climate change in the world, water consumption […]

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Martian meteorite discovered in the Sahara Desert provides new evidence of WATER on the Red Planet 4.4 billion years ago

Scientists have identified the presence of water in Martian meteorite NWA 7533 It contains signatures of oxidation – which could have occurred as water formed The 84 gram NWA 7533 meteorite was discovered in North West Africa in 2012  […]

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Military technology could be used to improve water quality

TECHNOLOGY developed for weather forecasting and the military could improve the Island’s water quality by reducing the amount of chemicals applied to fields, a farmer has said. Since 2010 nitrate levels in groundwater, streams, reservoirs […]

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Water Treatment Terms……The Letters XY and Z

X-RAYS: Electromagnetic radiation with a very short wavelength (0.01 to 12 nanometres), shorter than ultraviolet radiation. YIELD: the amount of product water produced by a water treatment process. ZEOLITES: Hydrated sodium alumina silicates, either naturally […]

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Water Treatment Terms………The Letter W

WASTEWATER: The liquid-borne waste products of domestic, industrial, agricultural and manufacturing activities. In a community, an Average of 50 to 100 gallons of wastewater is generated per person per day.   WATER (H2O): The liquid […]