Water

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
Anonymous (not verified)
By simply adding a rain water cistern catch system with sides and the bottom using rain gutters, homeowners can funnel the rain into large underground or above-ground tanks/barrels, depending on need. This innovation could work for residential and... Read More
Nawras TElecom Oman
My idea is focused on saving clean drinking water, as we will be running short of drinking water in the near future. As in the usual construction of buildings, we have a single source of water connection with a tank on the ground and a tank on the... Read More
The BP Oil Spill caused catastrophic damage to wildlife not only along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, but also far beneath the water's surface. This video details some of the deep water damage that's affected reefs and other deep sea organisms.
Mike Smalley of Carina explains their WISE technology, which helps manage electric hot water heaters more efficiently. It uses demand response to shift energy use to off-peak times to reduce the water heater's energy load, while maintaining a supply... Read More
UNSW Australia
With 7 billion mouths to feed--and many more to come--how will our cities, economies, health systems and environments cope? What are the challenges and opportunities? Some of UNSW's experts to canvass the big issues surrounding the global... Read More
After a disaster, how do you protect your water supply from contamination? Osorb would absorb the toxic chemicals in the water and keep oil, pesticides, gases, pharmaceuticals and other chemicals out of the groundwater.

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