By Deeba Ahmed
According to a DoJ, Travnichek was accused of hacking a public water facility’s computer and tampering with the local water supply system.
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By Deeba Ahmed
Ironically, many of the places that most require water purification have the least-developed infrastructure. That’s where a new filtration device comes in, as it’s activated by the sun – and it’s said to perform better than other solar-powered purifica… Continue reading Spongey filter releases purified lake water when set in the sun
How far do you have to go for a glass of clean water? Not very? Just go to a sink and turn on the faucet? We would venture to guess …read more Continue reading Earth Day Challenge: A Better Way to Wrangle Water
It’s a sad fact that many of the people who most need water filters are those who are least able to afford them. A newly demonstrated MIT technology could help, in that it uses locally sourced wood to inexpensively purify contaminated water.Continue Re… Continue reading MIT’s wooden water filter gets put to real-world use
Last month, large parts of the southern United States experienced their coldest temperatures since the 1899 Blizzard. Some of us set new all-time lows, and I was right in the …read more Continue reading Ask Hackaday: How Do You Prepare?
Microplastics are increasingly found to be polluting oceans and waterways and causing unknown damage to the health of animals and humans. Now, a new study provides evidence there’s cross over with another looming public health threat – antibiotic-resis… Continue reading Wastewater microplastics help superbugs share dangerous genes
Mars may currently be a dusty desert, but that wasn’t always the case – a growing body of evidence points to the Red Planet being much bluer in its ancient past. Where all that water went is a key question, and now researchers at JPL and Caltech have p… Continue reading Most of Mars’ missing water may still be there – underground
Raging fires are generally bad news, but smoldering peat fires can do more environmental damage and present unique challenges for those trying to extinguish them. Researchers in the UK have come up with a new formula for tackling these so-called “zombi… Continue reading Wetting agent douses underground “zombie” fires with great efficiency
Once oil gets into water, it can be difficult to separate the two, which can make polluted water tricky to clean up. Now, researchers at North Carolina (NC) State University have found that a bacterial biofilm membrane can effectively let water through… Continue reading Bacterial biofilm wrings oil out of water
The 2019 North American outbreak of E. coli contamination in romaine lettuce doubtless got many people thinking about how to most effectively wash their leafy veggies. Well, a new study suggests that using ultrasonic water may be the best way to go.Con… Continue reading Adding ultrasound to water could more thoroughly disinfect veggies