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Tanzanian low-cost water filter wins innovation prize

<b>A water filter which absorbs anything from copper and fluoride to bacteria, viruses and pesticides has won a prestigious African innovation prize.</b><p>Its inventor, Tanzanian chemical engineer Askwar Hilonga, uses nanotechnology and sand to clean water.<p>He told the BBC his invention should help the 70% …

Solar power plant floating on wastewater hailed for multiple environmental benefits

A field of solar panels floating atop a wastewater pond in South Australia is being hailed as an environmental breakthrough that could even prove a …

Reusing Wastewater for Irrigation in Bolivia – For or Against?

According to the most recent World Bank publication entitled <b>Wastewater Reuse for Irrigation in Bolivia</b>, in Bolivia’s upland regions, rapid urban …

Urine power to light camps in disaster zones

A toilet, conveniently situated near the Student Union Bar at the University of the West of England, is proving that urine can generate electricity.

Researchers convert sewer sludge to diesel alternative

Human waste can create much more than a foul odor.<p>Researchers at Mississippi State University have created a patented process which turns our by-products into an alternative diesel energy source.<p>Publicly owned wastewater treatment plants generate over 8 million tons of sewage sludge annually, …

Gold and other valuable metals may be harvested from sewage

Mining operations tend not be very good for the environment, nor does the disposal of treated solid waste that still contains potentially-toxic …

Algae-based Wastewater System in Development in Yarmouth

YARMOUTH – A Yarmouth man long involved in trying to solve the region’s water quality woes is moving forward on a pilot program in South Yarmouth …

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Researchers explore energy, health potential of wastewater microbial ecosystem

An international team of scientists from the Translational Genomics Research Institute and the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine has …

Phosphorus Recovered From Animal Husbandry Wastewater With Microbial Fuel Cell

A Japanese research group announced Dec 2, 2014, that it has succeeded in recovering phosphorus with microbial fuel cells while generating …

Anaerobic treatment of maize processing waste water nejayote in a packed bed reactor cascade

Anaerobic biological treatment of maize processing wastewater was carried out with the clarified effluents in a 5-reactor cascade. Reactors were …

'Designer' recycled water grows to record levels in SoCal

They call it “designer water” – but you won't find it an exclusive store. Wastewater converted for non-drinking uses has never been more fashionable …

Arcadis creates water and wastewater infrastructure master plan for Makkah - WWT

<b>Natural and built asset design and consultancy Arcadis has been awarded a contract in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to develop a water, wastewater,</b> …

Israeli start-up sees gold in wastewater

To the untrained eye, it looks like trash, but rest assured, says Israeli environmental start-up Applied Cleantech (ACT), “there’s gold in that …

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