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Solving the Freshwater Puzzle

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new method for removing even extremely low levels of unwanted compounds, such as pesticides, chemical waste products, and pharmaceuticals, from water.
University of Michigan awarded $10,000 grants last year to seven research teams, so they could work with communities across the Great Lakes region, including Michigan, to identify local problems that stem from water level fluctuations.
Researchers from Stanford University have used a geophysical imaging technique to map where seawater has infiltrated freshwater aquifers along the Monterey Bay coastline.
A water sensor technology that began as basic research at Cornell is blooming into a business that tells growers when their plants need irrigation.
UC San Diego Water Action Plan focuses on a variety of conservation measures and details how they are working towards the University of California goal to reduce campus-wide potable water use by 20 percent by 2020.
Engineers have found a way to transform dirty water into drinking water, and it could be a global game-changer.
Harvard researchers co-found SPOUTS of Water, a social enterprise that provides access to safe drinking water Ugandans.
A case study of a small Wyoming town reveals that practices common in the fracking industry may have widespread impacts on drinking water resources.
Plant pathologist try non-traditional fields for high-value vegetable crops.
A new app, “Empower Flint,” was developed to provide residents with a step-by-step checklist of the most important action items they should take to protect themselves in dealing with the lead water crisis.