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

Nature Inspires a Better Way to Block Biofilms

In many industries where equipment comes in contact with water, including those that rely on water treatment membranes, equipment fouling is a huge problem. Biofilm fouling occurs when living organisms -- including bacteria, algae, and even mollusks -- become attached...

Building Demonstrates Benefits of Net-Zero Water Reuse

A unique research project to demonstrate the effectiveness of net-zero water use buildings is underway at the University of Pittsburgh and the Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh. The decentralized water system...

RWL Water Honored for Nirobox™ Desalination

Frost & Sullivan has conferred its 2017 Global Mobile Water Desalination Systems Award for Customer Value Leadership on RWL Water, based on its analysis of the global mobile water desalination systems market. The annual award goes to a company that "demonstrates...

USGS Surveys, Models High Plains Groundwater Resources

A United States Geological Survey publication and model of groundwater resources in the Northern High Plains aquifer can be used to better understand the region's water resources, a critical component of scientific water management. This type of comprehensive study...

Study: Wastewater Treatment Improves Fish Health

A decade-long study by Canadian researchers concludes that improved water treatment benefits fish populations. University of Waterloo researchers found that within a year after an upgrade to one of the area's municipal wastewater treatment plants, there was a 70...

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