Water

Planet Forward
Effective storytelling rests at the nexus of innovations seeking to address the urgent social and environmental sustainability challenges facing cities across the globe. This was the overarching theme of the 2016 Planet Forward Summit on Sustainable... Read More
The George Washington University
What's your hidden water footprint?
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Harvest time brings lots of food-centric holidays. We consider the amount of hidden water that goes into food production, from seed to table.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
The Hoover Dam, 80 years old this week, is both a hydroelectric plant and distributes water to the arid Southwest. What role is the drought playing in today's Hoover Dam and Lake Mead?
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
With one simple change, you can prevent wasting as much as 2,000 gallons — 58 bathtubs' worth — of water a year.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Arturo Vittori is the co-creator of Warka Water, a device that pulls water from thin air in the form of condensation, allowing isolated villages to access clean water all year long.
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
The drought has become an increasingly important issue to Californians — and the country as a whole. Here are some of the innovative ways people are finding clean, potable water. 
Improving water quality by reviving oyster populations
Improving water quality by reviving oyster populations
The George Washington University
Tara Scully is a biology professor at the George Washington University who combines a service learning element to her biology classes. In this specific project, she works with students on getting oysters to reproduce. Studies on the benefits of... Read More
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
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.  

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