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Earlier this week I met workers from Taveuni’s first desalination plant, installed earlier this year. We’re pictured here across the street from the worksite, relaxing on their afternoon off. 119 more words

Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty | The Nation

Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty | The Nation.

This is yet another massive failure in the so-called “development” and “security” strategies dreamed up by the richest, most powerful nations, including the USA. 351 more words

Climate Change

More rains or more desalination plants ? (Google / abc 10 news)

Seen at : Google Alerts – drought-tolerant plants


Storm not enough to help drought

Tighter water restrictions touted for 2015

By Bob Lawrence

SAN DIEGO – Scores of water agency experts are in San Diego for a state conference, with the consensus being there would have to be 10 to 12 more storms like the one Tuesday in the next four months to ease the drought. 165 more words


Poop Power

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink.

Everyone knows drinking water can’t come from filth. And electricity can’t safely mix with water.

Except when cross-curricular integration is making waves! 295 more words

Grades 6-8

PAX Pure Desalination Technology

The Californian company PAX Pure came up with a new desalination solution that combines fundamental thermodynamics with insights from biomimicry. PAX Pure was founded in 2012 and formed out of the pioneering biomimicry company PAX Scientific that is focusing on natural streamlined geometries for fluid-handling technologies such as fans, turbines, or impeller pumps. 341 more words

Biomimicry Applications

The Desolenator - solar-powered desalination

Inhabitat reports on the Desolenator – a solar-powered desalination machine capable of producing 15 litres of drinking water each day from sea water. It needs no external power, is low maintenance and should last around 20 years. 24 more words


Dark Clouds Over California: The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014

I am excited to release a new white paper regarding the California Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014, entitled Dark Clouds Over California. Please download the white paper and share with your colleagues. 1,002 more words

Water Markets/transfers