Nanoparticle sensors detect arsenic in drinking water

Nanoparticle sensors detect arsenic in drinking water

“About 785 million people are living without access to safe and clean drinking water; 140 million people in more than 50 countries have been exposed to arsenic-contaminated water.” These were the stark opening statements from Muhammad

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Dutch-Moroccan Project Aims to Produce Drinking Water From Thin Air

Dutch-Moroccan Project Aims to Produce Drinking Water From Thin Air

One of the five pilots is currently being implemented to study the project’s feasibility. Rabat – The Netherlands and Morocco are collaborating on a pilot project for the production of drinking water from humidity in

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‘Water battery’ a winner for Australian university

‘Water battery’ a winner for Australian university

In the first year of operation, the thermal energy storage tank saved 4,232 tonnes of CO2 emissions – with 3,082 tonnes saved by the University of the Sunshine Coast through using solar power instead of

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Rivers across Devon and Cornwall are being polluted by abandoned metal mines

Rivers across Devon and Cornwall are being polluted by abandoned metal mines

The Environment Agency says abandoned mine waste sites are causing serious environmental harm across the region. Rivers across Devon and Cornwall are being polluted by metals from abandoned mines, monitoring from the Environment Agency shows.

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

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

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

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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Mine water and electric buses could tackle climate change in County Durham

Mine water and electric buses could tackle climate change in County Durham

SOLAR farms, electrical car charging points in terraces and mine water heating systems are some of the ideas being considered for how County Durham goes about trying to become carbon neutral by 2050. Durham County

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Compaction and erosion ‘a serious threat’ to UK farm soils

Compaction and erosion ‘a serious threat’ to UK farm soils

About 6m hectares of farm soils in England and Wales are at risk of compaction or erosion, according to an Environment Agency (EA) study. Intensive agriculture has caused arable soils to lose up to 60%

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Water Treatment Terms……The Letters XY and Z

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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