Holly Fretwell 09/14/2012
HABIHUT AT YOUR DOORSTEPLiving in the Korogocho slum, a small settlement on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, is not easy. Think crowds, no running water or sanitation, minimal electricity, and widespread crime. Furthermore, property rights are limited, at best, and most goods and income are...
Linda Platts 11/03/2011
Swiss company donates water purification systems in Kenya earns carbon credits in return, and makes a profit.
Linda Platts 06/10/2011
An ancient technology to purify water meets modern water needs.
Linda Platts 06/01/2005
In the basement of an engineering building at Northeastern University in Boston, a strange eggbeater-type machine is strapped to a gurney in the corner.
Linda Platts 03/01/2005
A new technology could make use of excess heat and at the same time produce millions of gallons of fresh water from power plants. The novel idea originated with two professors at the University of Florida, James Klausner and Renwei Mei.
Linda Platts 09/01/2004
More than sixty miles from the nearest ocean, Pacific white shrimp are growing plump and juicy in pure fresh water from deep artesian wells. They have been certified by the U.S.
Linda Platts 03/01/2004
In Wyoming's Powder River Basin, efforts to access a major new source of natural gas stalled when drilling for coalbed methane also produced millions of gallons of tainted groundwater. In order to release the methane gas, water trapped in the underground coal seams must be pumped to the surface.
Linda Platts 12/01/2003
Researchers at Purdue University say that water hazards on golf courses can do a lot more than provide a challenge to players. They can remove a host of pollutants and improve water quality.