Using a neutron gun and an infrared imaging camera, researchers found signs of hydration: water molecules bound to minerals in Martian rock.
Nasa’s Curiosity rover analyzed its first scoop on Mars, and found water molecules in “higher than anticipated” quantities, according to an announcement from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory today.
Hydros takes on the global water crisis with its approach to social entrepreneurship.
What would happen to your city if all the taps ran dry? We can’t survive without water, but water shortages will effect many of us in the future due to population growth, climate change and crumbling water networks.
Editor's Pick “I had a model girlfriend and a BMW. I wore a Rolex. But I was really miserable,” says Scott Harrison, founder of charity:water, on the period leading up to its genesis.
“The average teenage girl (according to a UK-based survey) spends 16 minutes in the shower. 16 percent of them spend more than 30 minutes.” says Nick Christy. Christy’s company Water Recycling Shower just won the Dutch Postcode Lottery Green Challenge and can potentially save cash-strapped parents, and the rest of us, 70 percent on the cost of heating their shower. The prize of $684,000 will be used to refine the product and get it to market more quickly.
Outdated and decaying infrastructure, skeleton maintenance crews, minimal usage of IT and a general lack of innovation? Welcome to the water business.
Veolia Water and European mobile giant Orange just launched m2o city, the first mobile carrier specializing in water metering.
Consumer electronics giant LG just unveiled its first wastewater treatment solution, the Green Membrane Bioreactor (G-MBR) process, a mere two months after the company announced plans to enter the water treatment business.
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LG electronics may be one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of TVs and phones but it looks like the company is not content to rely on its traditional electronics base. LG just announced its intention to enter the water-treatment business and to generate $7 billion in revenue from this area by 2020.
With so much buzz surrounding the development of a cleaner and more efficient electrical grid, only a few analysts have questioned the need for similar smart infrastructure for water. But several companies, including IBM, are already leading a wave of innovation aimed at improving measurement and management tools for water.
More than four and a half billion gallons of water are lost in transit every day in the United States, according to the U.S. Geological Survey — and 25 to 35 percent of water is lost every year worldwide, according to the World Bank.