10 Water News Everybody's Talking About - Overview of AUGUST News You Can't Afford to Miss!
For all busy water experts, who have a 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. ENJOY AND DON'T FORGET TO COMMENT! Image source: Flick, By Mike Licht, Labeled as reuse New Method to Detoxify Water with Chlorine and Ultraviolet Radiation Purdue University researchers have developed a method to detoxify water with chlorine and ultraviolet radiation, which may provide new hope for water-stressed areas and help promote the reuse of wastewater. Read full article HERE Technology Pulls Specific Contaminants from Drinking and Wastewater, and Pipelines Rice University scientists are developing technology to remove contaminants from water – but only as many as necessary. Read full article HERE RO Membranes with Tunable Thickness to Eliminate the Drawbacks of Desal Technology Using an additive manufacturing approach that employs electrospraying, researchers at the University of Connecticut were able to create ultra-thin, ultra-smooth polyamide membranes that are less prone to fouling and may require less power to move water through them. Read full article HERE Nanoscale Solution to ‘Produced Water’ Problem - Removing More than 99% of the Emulsified Oil Rice University scientists have developed a nanoparticle-based solution that reliably removes more than 99 percent of the emulsified oil that remains after other processing is done. Read full article HERE New Tests Identify Contaminated Drinking Water in Minutes Speedy, affordable water tests that can be used in on location and even run continuously will help scientists identify disease-causing bacteria in under an hour and potentially reduce the spread of common illnesses such as diarrhoea, which kills an estimated 842,000 people every year. Read full article HERE Algorithm Provides Early Warning System for Tracking Groundwater Contamination Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Savannah River National Laboratory have developed a low-cost method for real-time monitoring of pollutants using commonly available sensors. Read full article HERE Invasive Tropical Plant Removed Metal Pollutants from British River – New Case Study Using plants to remove pollutants – a process known as phytoremediation – has become increasingly attractive around the world. Read full article HERE Eco-friendly and Low-cost Membrane Bioreactor Based on Agricultural and Industrial Wastes After almost 36 months of work, the partners of the REMEB project have achieved their objective: to develop an advanced wastewater treatment system for water reuse. Read full article HERE Textile Wastewater Ingredient Great for Storing and Releasing Energy (+VIDEO) Research shows that the chemical — a component of wastewater in textile-making — is good at tasks associated with energy storage. Read full article HERE Water Stewardship Revisited – New Briefing From WWF Water stewardship remains a critical concept for companies and investors to embrace and implement, but one that is at a crossroads, according to a new WWF briefing—Water Stewardship Revisted : Shifting the narrative from risk to value creation. Read full article HERE Thanks for reading! Have I missed something important? Feel free to add it in the comment section or post it directly on The Water Network!