10 Water News Everybody's Talking About - November Overview of News You Can't Afford to Miss!
For all busy water experts, who have tight schedule but need to stay up-to-date with the latest events and updates from the industry - here is a list to keep you going!
An overview of the most important news from water sector.
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- Largest Public Bids Database for Water Utilities Available on The Water Network's Business Exchange
Public bids and tenders are now available on The Water Network! AquaSPE and H2bid of San Diego have collaborated to make the largest public tender database for the U.S. and Canada available on The Water Network.
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2i17a7c
- U.S. Government Releases First Global Water Strategy
The U.S. Global Water Strategy envisions a water-secure world, where people and nations have the water they need to be healthy, prosperous, and resilient.
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2AWF6Zw
- UK Water Firms Admit Using Divining Rods to Find Leaks and Pipes
Ten of the 12 water companies in the UK have admitted they are still using the practice of water dowsing despite the lack of scientific evidence for its effectiveness.
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2B50rjn
- State-of-groundwater-modeling Papers Published by NGWA Advisory Panel
Each written to improve groundwater modeling and its application to professionals, five white papers recently produced by the NGWA Groundwater Modeling Advisory Panel have been approved by the NGWA Board of Directors and are now posted on the Association’s website. Read and download!
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2AFp3PE
- Miniature Robot Utilizes Marangoni Effect to Propel Itself, and Cleans Water
Scientists have developed little motors that can run based on Marangoni effect. Watch the awesome video!
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2ALlcAt
- RO Membrane Desalination to Provide Drinking Water for Underwater City?
Latest Dezeen x MINI Living video explores a proposal for an environmentally friendly underwater city, which Japanese engineering firm Shimizu Corporation claims could be a reality by 2030.
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2hPGlm9
- Online Tool Determines the Right Rainwater Tank Size for Water Needs
To help homeowners determine the size of rainwater tank they need for non-drinking water purposes, Swinburne researchers have developed a user-friendly computer tool that can easily analyse variations in rainwater tank outcomes for any location.
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2hSP5Yy
- Briny Pool Bacteria Can Clean up and Power up
Promising electrochemical technologies for cleaning wastewater are boosted by the discovery of extremophilic microbes in the Red Sea.
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2hNi28s
- Sensors Applied to Plant Leaves Warn of Water Shortage
MIT engineers have created sensors that can be printed onto plant leaves and reveal when the plants are experiencing a water shortage.
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2An7weN
- Saving Stormwater with a Veggie Raingarden
University of Melbourne experts have recently tested the performance of vegetable raingardens, which filter stormwater and look like domestic veggie gardens. Their research is published in Ecological Engineering.
Read full article: http://bit.ly/2AtsXel
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