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Water Purification

Shedding light on sustainable water

Teressa Szelest | Posted 08.26.2016 | Technology
Teressa Szelest

Water and chemicals are two words that don't seem to mix. However, water is of fundamental importance in the chemical industry. Used as a coolant, sol...

Film Review: Why Dean Kamen's "Slingshot" Is a Global Humanitarian Necessity

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.05.2016 | World

There's a new film out on Dean Kamen's latest and greatest invention, "Slingshot." That's the name of both the fascinating documentary by Paul Lazarus and Kamen's latest, life-altering brainstorm.

Got Gravity? Get Clean Water

XPRIZE | Posted 05.21.2015 | Green

From massive desalination plants that turn saltwater into tap water, to carbon nanotubes that suck moisture out of the air, to a machine that burns human waste at 1,000 degrees Celsius to produce water and electricity, there's no shortage of high-tech solutions to address the world's water problems.

Schools for Sustainability Witnesses Water Purification at the Omega Center

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 08.24.2014 | Green
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Close your eyes and imagine a place where harmful chemicals, pollution and toxins are nonexistent. In this haven, drinking water is completely pure, and fresh local food is prepared on the scene.

This 'Drinkable Book' Will Save Countless Lives

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact

In this case, you can go ahead and judge a book by its cover. Across the globe, 3.4 million people die each year from water-related diseases. The s...

Access To Clean Water One Bag At A Time

Kate Sullivan | Posted 06.16.2014 | Impact
Kate Sullivan

Water. It is our most precious resource, and when disaster strikes, the lack of clean drinking water poses serious health threats in communities worldwide.

Could This Device Save Millions Of Lives?

Posted 10.18.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Clint Williams: Multitasking has the potential to save millions of lives in the developing world. That is the idea...

Robin Wilkey

Ready To Drink Your Sewage? | Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.24.2013 | Green

No, this isn't the opening scene of Waterworld. One of the biggest cities in America could soon source drinkable water from sewage. The Silicon Val...

Public Kitchen & Bar: Food for the People

Scott Bridges | Posted 05.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

The water you drink influences the taste of your wine. This is the level of detail that owner Tim Goodell puts into the water at Public -- a gem of a restaurant in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

7 Ways to Make Your Turkey Taste Better & Do Good

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Walden

Here are some suggestions about what you and yours might do with $100 or $1000 saved from unnecessary consumption this Holiday Season.