Water

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
On the rooftop garden of Toronto's Evergreen Brickworks, Steven Peck, President and Founder of environmental not-for-profit Green Roofs for Healthy Cities explains the benefits of rooftop urban agriculture. An online training course on the history... Read More
Planet Forward
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner may hit a little too close to home for the citizens of Mauritius. In this week's webisode, take a trip to the small island with the help of Planet Forward member Matt Gray and learn about one way the smart community... Read More
  Flooding in downtown Memphis, May 2011 (via Flickr's Chris Wieland)
University of Mississippi
Even before this week's floods engineers in Mississippi have been working on projects that would alleviate flood damage. Ole Miss' Diana Wier explains and you might be surprised who's holding up the construction. See more flood coverage on our blog... Read More
Hydrovolts
Hydrovolts capitalizes upon the large global opportunity of untapped energy of controlled flowing water, enabling clean electricity in places never before possible. The company’s zero-head hydrokinetic turbines offer an economical and easy way to... Read More
U.S. Fulbright Fellow
On the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, rainfall is heavy in the early months of the year, but nearly nonexistent during the second half. The island lacks the infrastructre to store water throughout the year, as reservoirs often leak and... Read More
KQED/Quest
Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, along with all of the earth’s oceans. This rise in sea level will affect everyone who lives, works, or plays near the bay. QUEST asks how high will the Bay rise and when? And what steps can... Read More
Lowry Construction Inc.
As a native San Franciscan who cares deeply about the environment, I’m writing with a clean water and energy proposal that I believe would simultaneously impact this and several other issues faced by our state. With 20+ years in the building... Read More
A sequestrated interface run in water at normal temperatures that evolves oxygen on one side and hydrogen on the other, which should be viably up and running in about 8 years. This should definitively defer use of coal, until it can be safely used... Read More
Engineers Without Borders-GT
The Sustainable Solar Sanitation Project is a collaboration of the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Emory University Center for Global Safe Water, and Sumaj Huasi, a Bolivian non-profit organization. This team is working to address the issue of... Read More

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