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Aquatic ecosystem services: From concept to economic valuation

The University of Waterloo’s Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Resources Economics Research Group detail how vital it is to optimise our aquatic ecosystem services, ensuring...
Eliminating waterborne viruses with novel water purification technology

Eliminating waterborne viruses with novel water purification technology

Researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a water purification method to remove and inactivate waterborne viruses. With the help of sophisticated microscopy and computational...
Mitigating water-related natural disasters with new technology

Mitigating water-related natural disasters with new technology

Dr Hamid Mehmood, Senior Researcher at the UNU Institute for Water, Environment and Health, spoke to Innovation News Network about the development of a...
Towards a sustainable water future

Towards a sustainable water future

The University of Lynchburg’s Dr Thomas Shahady argues that a sustainable water future depends on preparation now.
water inequity

Eradicating water inequity with the International Water Association

The International Water Association and its members are working to make a world in which water inequity is a thing of the past.
peat restoration

Protecting biodiversity and tackling climate change with peat restoration

Mitigating the effects of climate change and safeguarding biodiversity with more than £16m of funding through Natural England’s Peat Restoration Grants. The Department for Environment,...
water pollution

Creating accessible water quality monitoring to combat water pollution

As water pollution continues to rise, we must find ways to put water quality monitoring in the hands of local communities.
Researchers convert seawater into drinking water in minutes

Researchers convert seawater into drinking water in minutes

Researchers at the Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology have developed a novel alternative seawater desalination membrane to produce drinking water.
Utilising textiles for more efficient wastewater treatment

Utilising textiles for more efficient wastewater treatment

A researcher at the University of Borås has developed a purification technique that uses textiles for more efficient wastewater treatment.
Is stand-alone renewable energy and clean water production possible?

Is stand-alone renewable energy and clean water production possible?

Blue Power Synergy is working towards the creation of stand-alone renewable energy systems to produce not only electricity but also clean water.
Managing global water resources with a novel digital platform

Managing global water resources with a novel digital platform

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating a new project for the development of a digital platform for managing global water resources.
Ensuring the waste water sector meets environmental challenges

Ensuring the waste water sector meets environmental challenges

Europe’s waste water service providers can help meet the Green Deal’s ambitions, meet environmental challenges and make our water services fit for the future.
water quality

Using Artificial Intelligence to effectively monitor water quality

Researchers at the University of Stirling have developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) to monitor water quality more effectively.
crop irrigation

Technological improvements in precision crop irrigation

Scientists at University of Illinois have identified solutions that could lead to technological advancements in precision crop irrigation.
Oil spills

Oil spills quickly photooxidise and produce tar in the ocean

Researchers studying the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have found that the oil photooxidises and forms tar in the nearby coastal areas.
urban water quality

Renewing urban water quality

Dr Thomas Shahady from the University of Lynchburg outlines how challenges facing urban water quality can be addressed through a more holistic approach. The water...
desalination membranes

New study on the density of desalination membranes could help researchers produce clean water...

A new study aims to improve the efficiency of desalination membranes by studying how their density impacts their ability to clean water.
water-smart society

Water Europe on achieving a water-smart society

Durk Krol of Water Europe discusses the barriers to achieving a water-smart society and how Water Europe is developing the solutions.
method of treating sewage

Scientists have developed a new method of treating sewage using a new strain of...

A team of researchers has developed a new method of treating sewage that is much simpler, cheaper, and greener than existing methods.
Moon’s resources

Researchers outline the issue with extracting the Moon’s resources

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory has published the issues associated with the growing interest in extracting the Moon’s resources.

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