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Measuring Water Stress

However it's measured, water insufficiency affects billions around the world "Water stress" is a term we hear more and more, but its definition is not yet the same across organizations and national borders. California Water Sustainability, a project of University of...

New Study Links Septic Tanks to Florida Algal Blooms

State seeks millions to help residents disconnect from septic systems and connect to sewers In 2004, the first major toxic green algal blooms were noted on Florida's tourism-reliant coastlines. Less than a decade later, the blooms earned the summer of 2013 the title...

How Does the Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor Work?

Aerobic digestion and nitrification-denitrification work together thanks to an innovative membrane system One of the most talked-about new wastewater treatment technologies is the membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR), which is revolutionizing WWT. The discussion,...

Freshwater Salinization Syndrome Recognized as Continent-Wide Threat

Research ties salt pollution to increases in alkalinity In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers have established a link between salinization and alkalization on a continental scale. Salinization and alkalization of...

What Is Dissolved Air Flotation?

In dissolved air flotation (DAF), fine bubbles attach themselves to suspended matter in a liquid, floating them to the surface for removal Dissolved air flotation (DAF) is a water treatment technology often used for the pretreatment of source water, but what exactly...

Significant Water-Reuse Revenue Growth Expected by Mid-2018

In survey, industry insiders rank importance of perceived market drivers, including water scarcity and cost The publication Water. desalination + reuse recently surveyed a diverse pool of 347 industry professionals from around the world on the factors driving market...

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