Tag: water shortage

Water scarcity is the lack of sufficient available water resources to meet the demands of water usage within a region. It already affects every continent and around 2.8 billion people around the world at least one month out of every year. More than 1.2 billion people lack access to clean drinking water.

The Future of Water Treatment

The Future of Water Treatment

Increasing regulation will correspondingly increase the demand for reliability, performance, and new features in water treatment and testing, envisions Mark Mullet, senior product manager at GE Water. It’s not going to be easy to deliver. “Corrosive applications will pose special challenges.”

He mentions alkali, chlorine gas, and products like caustic soda

Foretelling a Post-Water Future

Foretelling a Post-Water Future

It seems like a passage from Latin American fiction—a surreal scenario in which citizens awaken to find their country dry, and a mustached general rationing their water. But for citizens of La Paz, Bolivia, this is not a Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel—it is their reality.

For eleven years, scientists like Edson

Minister Erdan: “Nearly 90% of Israel’s Waste Water is Now Recycled, 4 Times Higher Than Any Other Country in the World”

Minister Erdan: “Nearly 90% of Israel’s Waste Water is Now Recycled, 4 Times Higher Than Any Other Country in the World”

Speaking at Maala’s first-ever ‘Israeli CSR Experience’ Conference, Minister Gilad Erdan pays tribute to Israel’s social and environmental innovations

Israel’s Minister of Strategic Affairs & Public Diplomacy, Gilad Erdan paid tribute to Israel’s world-renowned sustainable innovation at this week’s first-ever Israeli CSR Experience Conference hosted by Maala, the country’s CSR standards

Irrigating With Non-Potable Water

Irrigating With Non-Potable Water

Not so long ago, it seemed that there would always be plenty of fresh water to go around. Parents filled up and emptied inflatable swimming pools, children played in lawn sprinklers for hours, and cars were washed in driveways every Saturday without so much as a moment’s hesitation. Water seemed

California Water Conservation Steady at 20 Percent in July

California Water Conservation Steady at 20 Percent in July

California Water Board Focuses on Local, Regional Results to Review Performance

SACRAMENTO —The State Water Resources Control Board today announced that urban Californians’ water conservation remained steady at 20 percent in July, just one percentage point below June’s savings of 21 percent. The July results come even after the state relaxed

Statewide Water Conservation Declines to 21.5% in June

Statewide Water Conservation Declines to 21.5% in June

With water conservation falling to 21.5 percent savings in June 2016—down from 27.5 percent a year ago—the State Water Resources Control Board today announced that it is closely monitoring conservation levels, will scrutinize actions by water suppliers where use has risen dramatically and is carefully reviewing the “stress tests” to

Governor Brown Issues Order to Continue Water Savings as Drought Persists

Governor Brown Issues Order to Continue Water Savings as Drought Persists

Moving to bolster California’s climate and drought resilience, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an executive order that builds on temporary statewide emergency water restrictions to establish longer-term water conservation measures, including permanent monthly water use reporting, new permanent water use standards in California communities, and bans on clearly wasteful

Thirst Outweighs Taste

Thirst Outweighs Taste

At a restaurant inside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, water sommelier Martin Riese outlines the mineral content, flavor profile, ideal pairing, and origin for each crystalline bottle on the restaurant’s 40-page water menu. Only in California could the subtle differences in a glass of water be celebrated with

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