The Row-Bot that Adores Filthy Water

Polluted water can at times make swimming in the sea or a pool risky, on the other hand aquatic organisms such as water boatman need the nutrients in dirty water to feed on. Taking inspiration from water beetles and other swimming insects, academics at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) have developed the Row-bot, a robot […]

THE MOST COMMON POLLUTANTS IN YOUR DRINKING WATER

WHAT POLLUTANTS ARE MOST COMMON IN YOUR DRINKING WATER? Most all U.S. drinking is safe. If you don’t like how your water tastes or smells, you may look at getting a water filter. Federal law requires water utilities serving more than 10,000 people to send and annual report to their customers that explains what’s in […]

USING A WATER RESERVOIR AS A URINAL LANDS LAD IN COURT

Eight million gallons of water had to be drained from a US reservoir in Oregon after a man urinated in it. TO PEE OR NOT TO PEE,THAT IS THE QUESTION The operation is costing the state’s taxpayers $US36,000 ($34,000) and was ordered after Joshua Seater, 21, was caught on a security camera relieving himself in […]

REMOVING PESTICIDES FROM WATER THE EASY WAY

Direct capillary nanofiltration removes pesticides from water By Harry Futselaar, Harry van Dalfsen and Bert Welkers A low-pressure capillary nanofiltration (NF) installation, designed as a compact mobile unit, purifies water by removing pesticides and other contaminants from surface and wastewater, according to NORIT Mem-brane Technology, based in Hengelo, The Netherlands. This innovation combines properties of […]