Clean Water

Chicago River
Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
The Chicago River has been used and abused for decades. Learn about the renaissance the river and its watershed is experiencing thanks to the cleanup efforts of the city and groups like Friends of the Chicago River.

An aerial view of Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Milton, Delaware. Wetlands, like those shown here, has many benefits for a bay's ecosystem, including filtering runoff, mitigating floods, and as a home to baby fish and invertebrates. (Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

University of Delaware
The health of the Delaware Bay is in question. Human activities, even those at the far reaches of a watershed, can deeply effect a bay's ecosystem. So how can we prevent more damage and work on restoration?
Northwestern University
The event marked four years after a state-appointed official made the ill-fated decision to switch Flint’s water source to the Flint River, which resulted in disastrous lead contamination.
Aerial image of the wetlands. Photo by B. Moore, 2017.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
Researchers from Sewanee and the University of Georgia test wetlands as a means to treat wastewater in the face of a water-scarce future.
SUNY ESF
An insight into an often overlooked consumer of freshwater — the animal agriculture industry.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
In order to proactively conserve the environment, students at the University of Hawai'i use psycho-social research techniques to address the root causes of environmental issues.
University of Wisconsin Madison
I partnered with Clean Lake Alliance who helped me pursue my idea of keeping our lakes here in Madison, Wisconsin, clean.
George Washington University
The Anacostia River and its watershed is home to millions of people, plants and animals. Unfortunately, the river's water quality was rated "F," but there's still hope we can save the river.
Flint water crisis: Are plants the solution?
Flint water crisis: Are plants the solution?
George Washington University
This video is about the water crisis Flint, Michigan, is facing and a newfound moss that can absorb large amounts of lead in water.
The George Washington University
The United States has a clean water problem that is largely underfunded.

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