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Desalination: the quest to quench the world's thirst for water

Image Credit: Gregory Bull/AP

The average Briton uses 150 litres of water a day; the average American gets through 570 litres of the stuff. The world is getting thirstier and the global demand for fresh water is rising by 640bn litres a year. 599 more words

Environment

Sump pumps hooked directly to wastewater lines a headache in Colorado Springs

From The Colorado Springs Gazette (Ryan Maye Handy):

…some incorrectly installed sump pumps in the Pleasant Valley neighborhood, around Colorado Avenue and 31 Street, have caused Colorado Springs Utilities’ wastewater lines to overflow with groundwater.

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Colorado Water

Modern Wastewater Treatment - A Natural Process

Wastewater washes and recycles such that it employed or could duly delivered to that atmosphere for additional reasons. Wastewater originates from some resources: farming, pipes, companies, business, homes plus much more. 487 more words

System

U.S. Waters Polluted by 10 Million Tons of Dog Poop

by Jennifer Mueller

The 78 million dogs living in the United States create 10 million tons of feces annually, polluting waterways and posing a threat to public health, according to a pet waste removal service asking Americans to pledge to… 482 more words

United States

Who says there’s no innovation in water?

Whole Government reports have been devoted to the subject of innovation in the UK water industry. The general gist is that, despite all of the money and effort that has gone into upgrading the UK’s water infrastructure since the industry was privatised 25 years ago, much more needs to be done to encourage the uptake of new technologies that could help to improve overall operational efficiency. 517 more words

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