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New desalination technology to reduce cost of producing water

A professor at Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, who has co-authored a book on a technology widely used in desalination and production of drinking water in the GCC region, said modifications in membrane separation technology will help cut costs of doing business. “Membrane modification techniques are aimed at increasing the efficiency and […]

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The LifeStraw makes dirty water clean

More than one billion people – one sixth of the world’s population – are without access to safe water supply. At any given moment, about half of the world’s poor are suffering from waterborne diseases, of which over 6,000 – mainly children – die each day as a direct result of consuming unsafe drinking water.

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NASA: Final Space Mission to Recycle Urine Into Water

NASA’s final space shuttle mission, which launched on 8 July, will carry out a most unusual recycling experiment: Can you recycle urine into drinkable water with no power source in space? For several years, astronauts at the International Space Station have been drinking from a machine that converts urine into water, but the machine consumes […]

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Drinking water quality improving, but wastewater still a concern

South Africa’s drinking water quality improved over the last three years, but the quality of wastewater treatment services went down, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Thursday. “We can now see a positive trend in the way drinking water quality is being managed,” she said, announcing the results of the ‘Green Drop’ […]

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Is lithium the next fluoride? Medication may be added to the water supply

Lithium, the psychiatric drug prescribed for depression, mania and bipolar disorder, is now being viewed as the new fluoride by some experts. These experts are calling for the addition of lithium to the water supply as a cure-all for social problems, including suicide, violent crime and drug use. Lithium is the new fluoride Dr. Gerald […]

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Healthy Water

Visit Ecovitality to read about eco-health and Sevenpointfive natural health supplements (good quality drinking water is one of Sevenpointfive’s core principles for acquiring and maintaining good health). “I’m well on my way to a much healthier me, thanks to all the information in Natural Medicine.  I was taking my supplements with two glasses of water […]

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Water Filter Types: Choose The Right One

After reading Water Filtration: What You Should Know and with your water quality test results in hand, you are in a position to choose what type of water filter system would be best suited for your needs. Here is a brief summary of some of the types of water filtration systems/methods that are available: Absorption/Filtration […]

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Water Filtration: What You Should Know

Bottled water is definitely out and tap water is in, but with concerns of traces of metals, pharmaceuticals and other chemical residues in our water supply, shouldn’t one be filtering? There is no perfect one-size-fits-all when it comes to choosing a water filter. You also first need to decide what you are wanting to remove […]

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Grasslands – Water Engines of the World

This film was produced by Green Renaissance the environmental division of African Renaissance Productions – greenrenaissance.co.za “In the Future wars will be fought over water. Our bodies of made up of 75% water. Without it we will die…we need to do something now to protect the water engines that supply the country with water” says […]

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