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Water Costs for Producing Fuel

Water Costs for Producing Fuel

Most people do not know how much it costs us - in water - to pump gas into our vehicles. The water cost is enormous and as water becomes the next 'gold' for this earth, it is frightening that we are currently using so much water for every gallon of f.. Read More

Solutions | 02.5.13 | No Comments

Is fresh water availability at crisis point globally?

What do you consider to be the biggest water challenges facing the world today? These are my top 3 water challenges I see for us – do you agree? Firstly - how to reduce costs to do with treating waste water.  Industry is a massive creator of w.. Read More

Featured, Solutions | 01.26.13 | No Comments

EPA Water Reuse Guidelines 2012 Now Available

EPA Water Reuse Guidelines 2012 Now Available

Get your copy of the US EPA Water Reuse Guidelines 2012 The US Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has just released its 2012  Water Reuse Guidelines. If you're up for a bit of light reading (642 pages!) you might care to download the PDF at.. Read More

Featured, Solutions | 10.3.12 | No Comments

International Year of Water Cooperation

International Year of Water Cooperation

Water or rather the lack of it is always in the news and that is just about everywhere in the world. The International Year of Water Cooperation in 2013 was declared by the United Nations General Assembly back in December 2010. A day has been dedicat.. Read More

Solutions | 10.2.12 | No Comments

Caffeine and our Coast

Caffeine and our Coast

Before your next caffeine fix... First it was reports of birth control in the water. Then came reports of a veritable salad of contaminants including antibiotics, mood stabilizers, sex hormones and now… caffeine? A study done by hydrologists .. Read More

Solutions | 08.30.12 | No Comments

Top 10 Bottled Drinking Water Nations

Top 10 Bottled Drinking Water Nations

Is it a fashion accessory or is it because of necessity of health that many of us walk around all day with bottled drinking water - even in a 'developed country'. Whatever it is, bottled drinking water is worth billions of dollars around the world. A.. Read More

Solutions | 08.28.12 | No Comments

How Estrogens Persist in Dairy Wastewater

How Estrogens Persist in Dairy Wastewater

And You Thought Estrogens and Menopause was BAD... A recent report has shown that wastewater from large dairy farms contains significant concentrations of estrogenic hormones. Now that's bad news as these hormones can persist for  months and years .. Read More

Solutions | 08.21.12 | No Comments

World Water Week Coming Up - Stockholm

World Water Week Coming Up – Stockholm

Did you know World Water Week for 2012 is just about with us?   Yes - this annual event is being held from 26-31 August 2012 and Stockholm will once again be hosting it.  Organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) World.. Read More

Solutions | 08.7.12 | No Comments

Miss it? Largest natural disaster in US history

Miss it? Largest natural disaster in US history

While you were out you might have missed this moment in history. A couple of days ago the United States declared a natural disaster in more than 1,000 drought-stricken counties in 26 states. Did you know you have 'officially' had your cou.. Read More

Featured, Solutions | 07.15.12 | No Comments

Wind turbine creates water from thin air

Wind turbine creates water from thin air

I came across this interesting report by a CNN contributor  about how wind turbines, one of the 'regular' renewable energy stalwarts, can seemingly create water from thin air. Here's part of the report below. Eole Water claims to have succe.. Read More

Solutions | 07.5.12 | 1 Comment

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