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  • Water purification: High-tech, small scale

    Small-scale water purification systems can be the ideal solution for areas with poor water treatment infrastructure. Chris Lo talks to Michal Gur-Shavit of Strauss Water about squeezing a lot of...

  • Going green: chemical wastewater treatment

    Well-treated wastewater has enormous potential as a source of water for crops, households and industry. Rowan Watt-Pringle investigates whether new chemical treatments are providing green solutions for wastewater recycling.

  • Draining the Depths

    Flooding in mines is both a threat to miners working underground and a hindrance to their operations. Rowan Watt-Pringle catches up with new mine draining technologies and finds out whether...

  • Radioactive Water – The Fukushima Fallout

    Radiation levels detected in water surrounding the damaged nuclear plant in Japan have sparked a wave of fear. This special report charts the effect of the radiation leak on water...

  • Smartly Does It

    Smart power grids have paved the way for a more efficient approach to water using meters to prevent waste. Rowan Watt-Pringle looks at smart water grid technology and its incorporation...

  • Desalination: Tapping The Remaining 97%

    Desalination has, in the past, been viewed as an expensive means of solving growing water supply problems. Research projects being conducted in water-scarce countries like those in the Middle East...

  • The Blue Gold: Water Supply in the Middle East

    More so than any other region, countries in the Middle East rely heavily on technology to guarantee their water supply. Elisabeth Fischer profiles some innovative large and small-scale projects designed...

  • Water – The New Gold

    Trade in water is booming, as reserves of the invaluable liquid dwindle. So is water the new gold? Rowan Watt-Pringle finds out whether international water markets represent a 21st Century...

  • Grey Areas of Greywater Recycling

    Even in households that make a concerted effort to conserve water, much of it ends up going down the drain. Rowan Watt-Pringle profiles the issues surrounding the reuse of this...

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