Harvester pulls 1.5 gallons of drinking water from arid air per day

It’s an unfortunate irony that while many regions struggle to find enough water, there’s trillions of liters of the stuff floating around in the air everywhere. A new water harvester design from MIT can pull enough fresh water out of the air to meet th… Continue reading Harvester pulls 1.5 gallons of drinking water from arid air per day

Water facilities warned to improve cybersecurity

United States water facilities, which include 150,000 public water systems, have become an increasingly high-risk target for cyber criminals in recent years. This rising threat has demanded more attention and policies focused on improving cybersecurity. Water and wastewater systems are one of the 16 critical infrastructures in the U.S. The definition for inclusion in this […]

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Countertop kitchen gadget makes drinking water out of thin air

If your tap water is less-than-drinkable, you can use filtration systems, special pitchers, or bottled water to clean it up. Or, you could take a chance on a new air-to-water converter now blasting its way through an Indiegogo campaign.Continue Reading… Continue reading Countertop kitchen gadget makes drinking water out of thin air

HotTwist water-based thermal system cuts heating bills by 75%

Water can hold a huge amount of thermal energy, and a new system to tap into this resource is being trialed in Scotland. A startup called SeaWarm uses heat stored in bodies of water for buildings, pulling four times more heat out than electricity used…. Continue reading HotTwist water-based thermal system cuts heating bills by 75%

Ancient crystals tell story of fresh water from four billion years ago

A new study of ancient detrital zircons from inland Australia has found the first evidence that the Earth has had fresh water and dry land four billion years ago, much longer than previously thought. In fact, 500 million years further back in time.Cont… Continue reading Ancient crystals tell story of fresh water from four billion years ago

Alien ion of water may explain why Uranus is so weird

Scientists have discovered the potential existence of a bizarre new molecule related to water. Dubbed “aquodiium,” this ion could form under extreme conditions and may explain some of the weirdness of our solar system’s ice giant planets.Continue Readi… Continue reading Alien ion of water may explain why Uranus is so weird

EPA Issues Alert After Finding Critical Vulnerabilities in Drinking Water Systems

The EPA has issued an enforcement alert, outlining the steps needed to comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act.
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