For all busy #waterexperts, who have tight schedule but need to stay up-to-date with the latest events and updates from the industry – here is a list to keep you going!
An overview of the most important news from water sector.
- New System Recovers #FreshWater From #PowerPlants
A new system devised by MIT engineers could provide a low-cost source of drinking water for parched cities around the world while also cutting power plant operating costs.
Read full article HERE: https://thewaternetwork.com/article-FfV/new-system-recovers-fresh-water-from-power-plants-iMr9jiD46OXaO7IaUOJiyA
- Software Tool Can Show When a City’s #Wastewater Treatment Will Fail
Instead of real-time monitoring of the equipment conditions, Wang’s software is based on the historical data on equipment reliability to decide if the existing plant facilities are able to meet the safety requirement on wastewater treatment.
Read full article HERE: https://thewaternetwork.com/article-FfV/software-tool-can-show-when-a-citys-wastewater-treatment-will-fail-vQWv118pYbC1hsLKDB5tfw
- A New Material Capable of the Adsorption of Organic Pollutants in Water
A group of University of Seville scientists has recently shown the effectiveness of two new absorbent materials capable of eliminating organic pollutants in solution in less than 24 hours.
Read full article HERE: https://thewaternetwork.com/_/water-treatment/article-FfV/a-new-material-capable-of-the-adsorption-of-organic-pollutants-in-water–Xh1F-YJvXt6jmvsz1iA-A
- Chemical-Feasting Bacteria Provide New Key for Removing 1,4-dioxane From #ContaminatedWater
NJIT researchers find “catalyst” behind a rare bacteria’s ability to feed on and remove the contaminant 1,4-dioxane from impacted groundwater and drinking water.
Read full article HERE: https://thewaternetwork.com/_/water-treatment/article-FfV/chemical-feasting-bacteria-provide-new-key-for-removing-1-4-dioxane-from-contaminated-water-d0kFs_5euPaRqY37byHW1Q
- In Desert Trials, Next-generation Water Harvester Delivers Fresh Water From Air
In desert trials, UC Berkeley scientists demonstrated that their next-generation water harvester can collect drinkable water from desert air each day/night cycle, using a MOF that absorbs water during the night and, through solar heating during the day, releases it to be condensed and collected.
Read full article HERE: https://thewaternetwork.com/_/integrated-water-resource-management-iwrm/article-FfV/in-desert-trials-next-generation-water-harvester-delivers-fresh-water-from-air-c4UisqIfPgeohhgsmoFvQA
- F-Sand – Cheap and Effective #WaterFiltration Medium
BME/ChemE’s Bob Tilton and Todd Przybycien have refined the requirements of a process that turns easily accessible sand and plant materials into a cheap and effective water filtration tool.
Read full article HERE: https://thewaternetwork.com/_/water-treatment/article-FfV/f-sand-cheap-and-effective-water-filtration-medium-omS1_s9Awy93O5ZI4bkOQw
- #Water Processing: New Method Eliminates Hormones
Micropollutants Affect Worldwide Drinking Water Quality – KIT Develops Promising Method to Eliminate Hormones
Read full article HERE: https://thewaternetwork.com/_/water-treatment/article-FfV/water-processing-new-method-eliminates-hormones-lDE1I1nLnpi0EUJ0MqMv9A
- Economical Technique Removes Pharmaceuticals, #ChemicalContaminants from Public #WaterSystems
Purdue University researchers developed a series of continuous-flow photoreactors to effectively remove chemical products and compounds from water supplies.
Read full article HERE: https://thewaternetwork.com/_/water-waste-water-management/article-FfV/economical-technique-removes-pharmaceuticals-chemical-contaminants-from-public-water-systems-KXLKYFt6FCqSEJZFjVjjHw
- #Water Use Across the United States Declines to Levels Not Seen Since 1970
Reductions in water use first observed in 2010 continue, show ongoing effort towards “efficient use of critical water resources.”
Read full article HERE: https://thewaternetwork.com/article-FfV/water-use-across-the-united-states-declines-to-levels-not-seen-since-1970-4jGBTOVe6dNsK9xNxjif8w
- Google Technology Helps #FloodForecasting in India
The Central Water Commission (CWC) and tech giant Google signed an agreement to share expertise on flood forecasting. Under the agreement, the CWC will have access to state-of-the-art technologies developed by Google related to artificial intelligence and geo-spatial mapping.
Read full article HERE: https://indiawaterweek.thewaternetwork.com/article-FfV/google-technology-helps-flood-forecasting-in-india-_dXmqJvG2iNduMym3z-nHg