"A narrow definition of 'water productivity' considers only the value of agricultural produce, but doesn't put a price on lost drinking water, reduced fish populations, parched pastures, or shrinking groundwater reservoirs."
ITT Flow Control recently announced the development of their new, solar powered RainPerfect Water Pump, which takes harvested rainwater in a barrel and pumps it through devices like garden hoses and sprinklers. This way, the
I posed this (age-old?) question on Twitter and Facebook today. To which one of my Environmental Studies colleagues replied, "the hose gives it taste." Ah, yes, the taste of childhood, of a hot summer day and cooling off
When we think of plastic bottles, we usually think of them as a serious problem tied up with our drinking water, not a possible solution for cleaning water for 100 million people. But researchers have found that by
Pepsi does not have the greatest track record when it comes to social responsibility, particularly with regard to its use of water in countries already stressed for water resources. So while it's too soon to tell if this is a
We've seen a variety of designs for carrying water over the years -- from the Hippo Roller to the Water Cycle. But this design by Cynthia Koenig, called the Wello WaterWheel, may be one of the most simple. Essentially a