Water

University of Delaware
A vernal pool is a pond — but, more specifically, a seasonal one since it typically dries out at some point during the course of the year.
Azzizia Desalination Plant

Azzizia Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia. (Waleed Alzuhair/Flickr)

Northeastern University
Q&A with Sarah Fletcher, a Fellow for Water Solutions, about large desalination plant infrastructure projects and alternatives such as water rationing.
UW Madison
Lake Mendota is the eyepiece of Madison, a beautiful blue trait that the whole city shares. But underneath its surface are unclear waters. 

Community people dug the pond to store rainwater and inspire surface water use.

University of Mississippi
Like other parts of the world, Bangladesh is facing a water crisis. Here's a look at some of the innovative solutions people have taken to combat the issue.
Aerial image of the wetlands. Photo by B. Moore, 2017.
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.

The Ganges river delta is the main source of drinking water for hundreds of millions of people. While satellites say the delta has had a net-loss of water storage over the course of most of the 21st century, climate models used to predict water scarcity into the future often say the region gained water. (Image courtesy of NASA)

Northwestern - Medill
New study lays groundwork for improving how we predict water scarcity into the future.
Stormwater and sewage are often spilled into creeks after heavy rains.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Traditional stormwater management practices often lead to local pollution and can negatively impact nearby residents. A research team in Syracuse, NY, is studying how rain gardens may help manage stormwater through green infrastructure.
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.
Planet Forward
In mid-September 2017, nine students from seven universities traveled to the middle of the country and met in Lincoln, Nebraska, to begin the journey to the southwestern corner of the state. We were seeking stories about the environment, science,... Read More

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