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

Where Is the Most Water Reuse Taking Place?

Where Is the Most Water Reuse Taking Place?

Water reuse is becoming increasingly important as water scarcity becomes prevalent throughout the world. Whether it's referred to as water reuse, water recycling, water reclamation, or another name, the resulting purified wastewater can be used in many applications,...

Graphene Sieve Material Promising as Desalination Membrane

Graphene Sieve Material Promising as Desalination Membrane

A new graphene-based material with a sievelike structure may prove to be an efficient, affordable material for desalination membranes. Scientists from the University of Manchester's National Graphene Institute developed the graphene oxide, according to the BBC. The...

Dissolved Solids and Water Purification

Dissolved Solids and Water Purification

To make drinking water palatable, the level of dissolved substances (TDS) can't be too high, but it also can't be too low Water quality metrics are needed to ensure that surface and groundwater – common sources of water for human consumption – are free from...

Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Options

Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Options

Activated sludge treatment is a time-tested wastewater treatment that uses bacteria and other microorganisms to break down organic pollutants.

Tapping Energy From Fatbergs

Tapping Energy From Fatbergs

Fatbergs, massive accretions of grease and debris, are a big problem in sewers, but decentralized and sustainable solutions have been proposed It weighed as much as a blue whale and was even longer, but Londoners didn't realize it was lurking beneath their streets...

Meeting Water Needs With Desalination

Meeting Water Needs With Desalination

As demand for fresh water increases, communities look to the sea and to previously unusable aquifers With the world's population consuming water in record amounts and water scarcity causing a host of geopolitical and humanitarian problems, technology can be harnessed...

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