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Reverse Osmosis and Water Purification

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

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

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

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...

California’s Drought Returns

California’s Drought Returns

After taking a short break, mandatory conservation measures are being considered In 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown marked the end of the state's four-year drought by cancelling a state of emergency. After a winter of heavy precipitation, a mandatory 25%...

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