2017/05/31: Bangalore was once the icon of a globalized, high tech, utopian future. Now it's the thirsty sign of a global catastrophe
Showerloop is a water filtration and purification system that recycles shower water in real time allowing you to shower with hot water for a long time but only use 10 liters of water per shower (normal shower = ~6-10l/min) and a fraction of the energy (around one tenth) compared to a normal shower. The device can be installed inside or outside of a shower stall or bathtub.
Pumping of groundwater blamed for causing soil to collapse as development roars ahead above, with railways among infrastructure at risk, say scientists
What's up with the Colorado River? What are my water rights? Should I feel guilty about almonds? Answers to these questions and more.
Humans are depleting a large portion of the world's groundwater resources, and they are not being naturally refilled, researchers said.
The military targeting of civilian infrastructure, especially of water supplies, is a war crime under the Geneva Conventions, writes Nafeez Ahmed. Yet this is precisely what NATO did in Libya, while blaming the damage on Gaddafi himself. Since then, the country's water infrastructure - and the suffering of its people - has only deteriorated further.
California needs to preserve its groundwater, and it's turning to satellite monitoring to keep tabs on how it's doing.
All part of my grand scheme to de-Californify the US fruit and vegetable supply.
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Dramatic images illustrate the severity of California's drought with past and recent images from around the state, now in its fourth consecutive dry year.
After decades of theorizing and searching, scientists are reporting that they've found a massive reservoir of water in the Earth's mantle - a reservoir so
I work remotely and everyday at around 1:00 p.m. I usually decide I can't stand the sound of my own thoughts and I venture out of my apartment to one of the various coffee shops in Palo Alto to drown
California Gov. Jerry Brown imposes mandatory water restrictions on residents, businesses and farms. The state is caught in an historic drought.
In the midst of the lowest oil prices our nation has seen in 6 years, it is easy to forget that the primary energy source in the world is in finite supply. Fracking and extraction from shale have enhanced the potential amount of obtainable oil (and America's total reserves have the potential to be
Quando prendi un caffè, bevi 140 litri d'acqua. Quella tazzina ha avuto bisogno di una grande quantità d'acqua e, se ti piace l'arabica, è acqua etiope. Quella tazzuriella 'e cafè vale cinque volte il consumo giornaliero di un etiope. L'acqua virtuale è un concetto che John A. Allan introdusse nel 1993 per misurare quanta acqua
It takes a gallon of water to produce one almond. And that's not the most insane fact about the hedge-fund-fueled race to plant thirsty trees in the middle of a catastrophic drought.
This article appears in Cities Are Now, the Winter 2015 issue of YES! Magazine.
As all good Monty Python fans know, water technologies feature large in the legacy of benefits left by Roman civilisation. But while aqueducts, sewers and baths retain an obvious presence in the landscape
Does the recent climate accord between US and China mean that many countries will now forge ahead with renewables and other green solutions? I think that there are more pitfalls than many realize. Pitfall 1. Green solutions tend to push us from one set of resources that are a problem today (fossil fuels) to other