Clean Water

(Margaret Luzier / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
This article presents the issue of high blood lead levels within an impoverished community and offers an innovative solution for cleaning the water.

View of the Cheonggyecheon's Riparian Area

University of Minnesota
The Cheonggyecheon stream project in Seoul, South Korea, provides an exciting glimpse into the possibilities of future urban design involving improved green space in cities.
A brief look at Green Infrastructure technology in Syracuse.
A brief look at Green Infrastructure technology in Syracuse.
SUNY ESF
A brief look at Green Infrastructure technology and how it's made an impact in the city of Syracuse, NY.
Keep the Potomac clean!
Keep the Potomac clean!
The George Washington University
Public Service Announcement that addresses the importance of keeping the Potomac River clean and how the DC community can do their part.
Sciencecast: Climate Change Series
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In our second episode, we talk with Dr. Jim Hurley, director of the UW Aquatic Science Center and a UW-Madison professor, about the relationship between climate change and water quality in the Great Lakes.

Cutterhead, shield and partial trailing gantries of the tunnel boring machine known as Lady Bird. (Photo courtesy DC Water)

School Without Walls Senior High School
When her husband took office in 1963, Claudia Alta Johnson, better known as Lady Bird, made it her mission to protect and preserve the environment. Now a giant machine, akin to a mechanical earthworm, denominated Lady Bird, has a similar mission.
Dirty Farm, Dirty Bay
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Agriculture is the primary polluter in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, with sediment runoff endangering plant life and marine ecosystems.
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
GWU
How do we clean up dirty water in developing areas? With simple parts that anyone can find, according to one DC-area inventor.
We have invented a fresh water system that can be used by anyone anywhere in the world.  Our device runs off of solar energy to make contaminated or unsanitary water biologically pure. To use the device, you first clarify the contaminated water and... Read More
Deutsche Welle
Turkey invests massively in its infrastructure, especially in water treatment where there is still a pent-up demand. Wastewater from households and industry often flowed untreated into rivers - including recently in the eastern Turkish city of... Read More

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