Elizabeth Roberts

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Permeable Concrete Absorbs 4,000 Liters of Water in 60 Seconds

We break down how permeable concrete product Topmix Permeable is able to filter 4,000 liters of water in 60 seconds.

Concrete

The Hydrosphere - Geography for Kids

Scientists generally divide our little blue world into four separate yet overlapping spheres. These spheres are the lithosphere, the atmosphere, the …

Fun Water Facts for Kids - Interesting Facts about Water

While most people know that water boils at 100 °C (212 °F), this is at the normal conditions of sea level. The boiling point of water actually …

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Water scarcity

Water scarcity already affects every continent. Around <b>1.2 billion</b> people, or almost one-fifth of the world's population, live in areas of physical …

The road to collect water can be a long and challenging journey. In fact, women and children in Africa alone spend about 40 billion hours every year collecting water — water that is typically dirty. Together, we can change that statistic. Together, we can bring access to clean water to more communities and shorten the walk for more people.

Beat the drought by hoarding water—if it ever rains again

Plastic ‘shade balls’: The hypnotizing tool California is using to save water

California is experiencing one of its most severe droughts on record, and its local municipalities have an astounding strategy to save water: turn their reservoirs into massive, floating ball pits.<p>During the past couple years, cities across the state have dumped millions of “shade balls” — black, …

How access to clean water differs for families across the world

Troubled water<p>How access to clean water differs for families across the world<p>Troubled water<p>How access to clean water differs for families across the …

Water

How Simple Clay Pots Provide Clean Water for Thousands of Ugandans

<i>This post is part of a series of stories featuring the entrepreneurs who participated in Unreasonable East Africa’s 2015 program.</i> <b>In Uganda,</b> …

This new 'thirsty' concrete absorbs 880 gallons of water a minute

Tarmac has created Topmix Permeable, a porous concrete that allows rain water to flow though it.<p>Up to 880 gallons of water can trickle through …

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Californians, Have Your Water Habits Changed?

Human Journey<p>Earlier this month, 17-year-old Youth Radio reporter Savannah Robinson did a story for NPR about how the historic California drought was affecting her life. Turns out, not enough, if the length of her showers (13 minutes!) were any indication. Sabby made a commitment to reduce her …