Latest solar distillation gadget concept claims near-perfect efficiency in purifying water

The new water purification technique involves draping a sheet of carbon-dipped paper in an upside-down “V” Access to clean water is one of the world’s most pressing problems, but a team of University at Buffalo researchers has come up with a new take on an old technology that uses sunlight to purify water. Led by […]

Water treatment technologies powerful enough to reverse drought in the desert

A glass half full: These water treatment technologies are so powerful they can fight drought in the desert Water scarcity has again become a hot topic as California and Texas lurch into their fourth year of drought and Brazil’s Sao Paulo may start rationing water in 2015. But in some parts of the world the […]