Water conservation involves the reduction in usage of water as well as the recycling of waste water for various purposes, including cleaning, manufacturing, and agricultural irrigation. A major issue for both consumers and industry alike, water conservation is increasingly important in a world with a rapidly growing population, particularly in urban areas.
WaterAid's new WASHwatch.org tool reveals how much developing nations are budgeting for water conservation and sanitation services, then rates them.
August 23, 2011 8:42am |
World Water Day: The SolarBall water purifier can help impoverished regions that don't have access to clean drinking water.
8 | March 22, 2011 11:38pm |
Company plans to create a joint venture focused on water solutions by October 2011.
1 | August 31, 2011 3:15am |
For World Water Day, National Geographic has assembled a list of 10 ways you can save water in your home. Here's a look.
7 | March 22, 2011 7:18am |
Electricity is not just there anymore. Utilities and appliance have stepped up their efforts to transform the aging electrical grid into a an efficient and thoroughly digital smart grid. Smart...
9 | July 28, 2009 9:27am |
From water conservation efforts to renewable energy investments to agribusiness, my focus will be on case studies and cautionary tales in the year to come.
3 | December 29, 2010 2:52pm |
Smart grid technologies are just years away from being installed throughout municipal water systems to reduce waste, detect contaminants, and raise awareness about how much of this resource so...
July 12, 2012 6:00pm |
World Water Day: University of Wisconsin-Madison environmental scientist Stephen Carpenter wins for his research demonstrating how lake ecosystems are affected by the surrounding landscape and...
2 | March 22, 2011 6:56am |
Tufts University is bringing together a multidisciplinary team that will be trained to deal with the complexities surrounding human, animal and environmental health.
October 7, 2010 4:00am |
According to the EPA, the average person uses 100 gallons of water a day, mostly in the bathroom. An executive from TOTO talks about saving water with flushes.
27 | December 8, 2010 2:00am |
General Electric releases its 2010 Ecomagination annual report, citing reductions in energy and emissions but missing on water conservation.
June 20, 2011 8:10am |
World Water Day: Start-ups competed for resources to commercialize technologies that extract energy from water.
1 | March 22, 2011 5:53pm |
Environmental groups have largely approved BrightSource's 3,500-acre solar farm in the Mojave desert, despite the accompanying ecological destruction.
13 | February 5, 2012 7:00am |
Conservationist Wallace J. Nichols argues that environmental problems should be addressed using neuroscience and empathy, in addition to using facts, figures and statistics. People make decisions,...
24 | January 31, 2011 2:00am |
Your harddrive requires about 1 million atoms to store a single bit of computer data. But scientists at IBM have stored a bit in a mere 12 atoms, paving the way for more compact data storage.
January 14, 2012 8:46am |
Scientists studied the state of the river system and it isn't looking so good.
15 | October 4, 2010 5:10pm |
A student has developed a bug-inspired fog-harvesting device for people who don't have access to clean water.
9 | April 28, 2011 1:16am |
HYDERABAD -- India walks a tightrope between development and conservation.
2 | October 22, 2012 12:00am |
Animal expert 'Jungle Jack' has visited every continent on the planet multiple times and says it's obvious who--and what--is causing global warming. Hint: It's not the animals.
42 | May 26, 2010 2:00am |
MELBOURNE -- The garden of tomorrow will bring balance to the landscape through integrated water management and biomimicry design.
3 | May 2, 2012 4:30am |