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How to help Californians whose tap water is tainted

David Gorn Contributor David Gorn is a contributing writer for CALMatters and formerly was an editor and reporter for public media, including NPR and its…

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Posted in Gadgets GreenTech Hardware Science uc-berkeley water

This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air

For many of us, clean, drinkable water comes right out of the tap. But for billions it’s not that simple, and all over the world…

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Posted in Africa globalpost South Africa water

In drought-stricken Cape Town, residents gather at a watering hole

“It’s just good water to drink,” Sabine Heckscher says. It’s a simple, straightforward statement, but one weighted with relief in Cape Town in 2018. The…

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Posted in Africa globalpost South Africa water

Journalist Saya Pierce-Jones on water beat helped Cape Town avoid ‘Day Zero’

Saya Pierce-Jones got a cactus for Valentine’s Day and she keeps a bottle of treated wastewater on her desk. These are the souvenirs Pierce-Jones has…

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Posted in pollution Science water ZME Science

#Graphene filter removes 99% of organic waste in water

Australian researchers have developed a filter which promises to revolutionize how we treat drinking water. Image via Pixabay. Graphene has been making many appearances in…

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Robot Becomes Part of the Community After Helping with Burden of Water Collection

While most people tend to picture robots in a modern environment, this intrepid four-wheeled robot traveled to India so it could help families in remote…

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Posted in pollution water

Aquafina, Dasani bottled water contaminated with plastic particles

When you buy bottled water, you do it with the expectation that you’re getting a product that’s somehow healthier than tap water. One thing you…

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Posted in pollution water ZME Science

More than 90% of bottled water contains tiny pieces of plastic

At one time or another, we have all grabbed a plastic water bottle from the grocery store. Perhaps it’s a matter of convenience, water quality,…

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Posted in Science Tech water ZME Science

A new desalinization technique separates seawater into freshwater and lithium

A new desalinization technique can not only turn seawater into delicious freshwater but also recover lithium ion for use in batteries. Credit: Max Pixel. You…

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Posted in health International Business Times water

6 Ways Drinking Warm Water Can Heal Your Body

Most of us start our mornings with a fresh, hot cup of coffee or tea to warm our bodies after getting out of bed. When…

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Posted in AFP pollution Science water

People may be ingesting between 3,000 and 4,000 micro-particles of plastic from tap water every year,

People may be ingesting between 3,000 and 4,000 microparticles of plastic from tap water every year, according to a study published Wednesday based on samples…

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