Water

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!
We have invented a fresh water system that can be used by anyone anywhere in the world.  Our device runs off of solar energy to make contaminated or unsanitary water biologically pure. To use the device, you first clarify the contaminated water and... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
We all use water bottles, but if you're not filling up a reusable every time you're creating a lot of waste. Disposable bottles are convenient, and convenience determines what gets used - the folks at True2o think they might be able to bridge the... Read More
With heavy droughts plaguing the country, we need a solution to increase water availability for the worst-hit regions. Here's my idea: Negotiate with the government of Mexico. Reach an accommodation regarding the digging of an underground access... Read More
Minnesota 2020
When over-the-counter prescriptions or the most basic medications expire, an all too common reaction is to flush pills down the toilet. But even modern water treatment facilities aren't equipped to handle such chemicals, and it often ends up in... Read More

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