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Australia: Water returned to river

SOUTH Australian irrigators have applauded a State Government decision to return 20 billion litres of water to the Murray River. South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill yesterday announced SA Water would sell the water to the Federal Government for environmental flows, easing the burden on river communities faced with relinquishing large quantities under the Murray-Darling Basin […]

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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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Water-fuel car unveiled in Japan

Japanese company Genepax presents its eco-friendly car that runs on nothing but water. Source: Reuters Hydrogen-fueled machines are not particularly new or complex.  There has been concern about the hydrogen in storage tanks on-board a car; hydrogen is potentially dangerous if the vehicle is involved with a collision.  However, this water-fueled car apparently solves the […]

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