Water

The human body is 70% water. The surface of the earth is 70% water. It is THE most important substance for making life possible. Learn about insightful ideas for using water, keeping it clean and getting it where people need it.

The DC Golden Triangle BID Urban Rain Garden at 19th & L NW
The DC Golden Triangle BID Urban Rain Garden at 19th & L NW
The George Washington Universtiy
What could be floating around in your glass of water? Cigarette butts.... Motor oil? A mixture of any of those pollutants would not make for a delicious, or safe, cocktail—so how do we prevent our waterways, and eventually our glasses, from getting... Read More
Pervious Surfaces
Pervious Surfaces
University of Mississippi
This is an informational video on the benefits of pervious surfaces for our enviornment vs. impervious surfaces.
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Seas are projected to rise up to six feet this century, and Florida is right in the path of destruction. One student takes a personal look at what's being done right now.
Florida's Disappearing Coastline
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Six feet of sea level rise isn't good for anyone, but it's especially bad for the beach.
Video by Matt Seedorff and Leor Reef
Video by Matt Seedorff and Leor Reef
George Washington University
Do you think you shower long?  How many gallons of water do you waste while showering? 
Planet Forward
Wastewater from brewing beer can be used to power the whole process, creating a more sustainable drink for all.
Video by Musadiq Bidar, Nimet Kirac and Max Chen
Video by Musadiq Bidar, Nimet Kirac and Max Chen
The George Washington University
Of the 30,000 water bottles sold annually in America only 1 out of 5 gets recycled. We hit the streets of D.C to ask people why they buy bottled water.
EcoVolt Bioelectric Wastewater Treatment System
EcoVolt Bioelectric Wastewater Treatment System
Cambrian Innovation
EcoVolt is a breakthrough wastewater treatment system that leverages electrically active microbes to create clean water and high quality renewable methane gas from wastewater.   EcoVolt helps industrial beverage producers, particularly breweries,... Read More
The George Washington University
Which is better: tap water or bottled water? Here are the facts. It’s your decision.
The Pennsylvania State University
Researchers in Germany have invented micromotors that can propel themselves through water while degrading organic pollutants. The micromotors, which run on dilute hydrogen peroxide, could be used to clean up small reservoirs, pipes and other hard to... Read More

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