Microplastics

Microplastics

By Vijay Bhatia, Joseph Mockus and Adam EyringPhiladelphia Water Department Bureau of Laboratory ServicesSeptember 3, 2019 The Philadelphia Water Department has been interested in water pollution caused by plastics for decades. Most of the litter in our city’s...
Innovation in the Water Industry

Innovation in the Water Industry

By Dr. Marianne Langridge (SEAS MS 1993, PhD 1994)September 3, 2019 As a professional in the water and environment industry for the past 25 years, I have always been impressed by the dedication and ingenuity of the people who work to provide clean drinking water...
Citizen Scientists of Vasai-Virar, India

Citizen Scientists of Vasai-Virar, India

By Sirus Libeiro, Ph.D. Candidate, City and Regional PlanningUniversity of PennsylvaniaSeptember 3, 2019 In recent months, the concern over the fast depleting reserves of both ground and surface water in India has come to the front. According to the Composite...
WILL THE SHADE BALLS PROTECT OUR DRINKING WATER?

WILL THE SHADE BALLS PROTECT OUR DRINKING WATER?

By Anqi ZhangJuly 19, 2019As you may know or not, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) deployed around 400,000 balls in the Ivanhoe reservoir since 2008 for the environmental reasons. Later in 2015, 96 million shade balls were dumped into the Los...

REFLECTIONS ON A VISIT TO INDIA

By Scott MooreJuly 12, 2019A few weeks ago, I returned from India, where I traveled to talk about my book, Subnational Hydropolitics: Conflict, Cooperation, and Institution-Building in Shared River Basins. Unfortunately, India is an important market for the kind of...
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