10 Water News from September Every Water Expert Should Be Aware Of!
If you have been on Holiday in September, or on the contrary, you were super busy, here's your chance to catch up with the most important news from the world of water! 10 Water News from September Every Water Expert Should Be Aware Of! Without any further ado, here they are: MIT Graduate Created a Leak-detecting Robot to Eliminate Wasted Drinking Water Many leak-detection methods are available on the market, but these options rely on listening to sounds caused by pipe vibrations and pressure reduction. This new technology inspects pipes without interrupting the water service. Read full article HERE Desalination Plant Study Finds 'Amazing' Ocean Impact The Sydney desalination plant's biggest effect on the nearby ocean is unlikely to be from the release of toxic saline brine, in an unexpected outcome from what is claimed to be the world's first peer-reviewed study into the industry's marine impacts. Read full article HERE Water Purification Technology Inspired by a Nobel Prize Winning Discovery By combining the Aquaporin protein with artificial membranes, Aquaporinn has developed innovative new forward osmosis and tap water reverse osmosis water purifiers that save energy and deliver high-quality water. Read full article HERE Metal Invention Strips Impurities from Wastewater It may look like a simple piece of alfoil, but when added to wastewater this high-tech strip of iron can remove impurities like dyes and heavy metals in just minutes. Read full article HERE Researchers Create Smartphone System to Test for Lead in Water Unlike Most Commercially Available Tests, It Can Detect Levels Below EPA Standards! Read full article HERE Quick and Not-so-dirty: A Rapid Nano-filter for Clean Water Researchers have designed a rapid nano-filter that can clean dirty water over 100 times faster than current technology. Read full article HERE Audi Produces Automobiles Completely Without Wastewater Audi is the world’s first premium manufacturer to produce automobiles completely free of wastewater. Read full article HERE Engineered Sand Zaps Storm Water Pollutants and Enables Water to Water-Stressed Communities UC Berkeley engineers have created a new way to remove contaminants from storm water, potentially addressing the needs of water-stressed communities that are searching for ways to tap the abundant and yet underused source of fresh drinking water. Read full article HERE Production Of Microalgal Biomass Using Wastewater Reduces Antibiotic Resistance To Environment Technologies harnessing waste streams as resources for energy production are in demand. A promising example of such an approach is utilizing municipal wastewater for bioenergy production via microalgal biomass growth in photobioreactors. Read full article HERE Next Generation Solvents is Sustainable and a Mixture of Two Powders Many polluting solvents used by the chemical industry can be replaced by an amazing new mixture of two powders: ‘deep-eutectic solvents’ (DES). Read full article HERE Thank you for reading! Feel free to add the news you think marked the past month!