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News on the world’s most precious resource, including the latest in research, trends, and treatment advances

Can Toilet-to-Tap Overcome Yuck Factor?

Potable water reuse has arrived, but favorable public attitudes are lagging. One UC Riverside researcher decided to take public taste into account.

Cities Around the World Face Water Supply ‘Day Zeros’

Drought, pollution, and overpopulation add to the chance that taps will one day run dry International attention has focused on Cape Town South Africa's water crisis with the approach of "Day Zero," when the taps of a modern city may for the first time run dry....

Reverse Osmosis and Water Purification

From water reuse to desalination, reverse osmosis plays a key role in supplying fresh water where it's needed Consumers may already know reverse osmosis (RO) from popular under-sink home water treatment systems, but RO is used in many applications and at many scales....

Recycled Carbon Fiber Strengthens Pervious Concrete

Allowing stormwater to recharge groundwater may help solve urban water problems The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is a dramatic example of some increasingly common water problems because it faces a triple threat: The sea level is rising from climate change. The city...

New Zealand Facing Water Pollution Crisis

Explosive growth in New Zealand's dairy industry has contributed to the problem New Zealand has cultivated an image as a country of pristine lakes, rivers, and fjords, but the image has suffered in recent years as the country's dairy industry has experienced explosive...

San Antonio’s Continuing Focus on Water Sustainability

Endangered salamander provided unlikely impetus for conservation efforts Forty years ago, the citizens of San Antonio, Texas, used an average of 200 gallons of water per day per person, far over the national average. This drew the ire of surrounding cities due to the...

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