Water

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.  
This week on Bloomberg West, Planet Forward explores the research of Illinois professor John Rogers and the fascinating world of transient electronics.
Planet Forward
Via International Institute for Environment and Development: Stone lines or ("bunds") slow down runoff, incerease water infiltration and for the basis for improved production in semi-arid areas. At the same time, sediment is captured behind these... Read More
Deutsche Welle
El Salvador is well-known for its majestic, powerful volcanoes. The hot, steaming lava that bubbles just under the earth's surface serves the country well. Water is pumped 1,200 meters into the hot earth to power steam water turbines in geothermal... Read More
Was that fuel created out of thin air? This week on Bloomberg West, we featured a company that says they've developed a way to take carbon in the air and turn it into fuel for cars!
Soulshine is a local restaurant in Oxford Mississippi that has found an innovative way to conserve water.
This week on Bloomberg West we featured an innovative water treatment project developed at Stanford University. The researchers are not only cleaning up our oceans, but they say they can produce energy from it, too!

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