Treating Wastewater Wastes Energy, But It Doesn’t Have To

Source: greenbiz.com Published: April 3, 2017 As of 2013, water treatment plants accounted for almost 1 percent of all the electricity used in the United States. Shutterstock By Erica Gies Wastewater treatment plants are energy hogs. A 2013 study by the Electric Power...

Desalination Breakthrough Turns Seawater into Drinking Water

Source: ecowatch.com Published: April 5, 2017 Chris McDermott Turning seawater into drinking water just became more feasible. Scientists at the University of Manchester in the UK have developed graphene oxide membranes with holes small enough to filter out salt. The...

Water Use Efficiency in Action

Source: pyxeraglobal.org Published: April 26, 2017 By Jens Soth, Luc Beerens, Arjumand Nizami, and Gisela Keller Multi-stakeholder Perspectives on the Water and Productivity Project in Pakistan Bracing for the scorching July heat in Pakistan, thirty-five-year-old...