The extent of water scarcity in Mexico is serious, with an ever-increasing demand and an increasingly limited supply, certain cities in Mexico risk being void of water. One of the principal reservoirs that feeds Mexico City, the Cutzamala dam system, is nearly half-empty and continuing to drop. Water shutoffs have become routine in some of […]
- Water for all – Revolutionary inclusive water solution wins 2014 Stockholm Industry Water AwardByAdmin Team
Stockholm Industry Water Award´s (SIWA) jury states: “eThekwini has championed the approach to provide sufficient water to sustain human life, as expressed in the South African constitution, now embedded in national policy. The methods used and results achieved by eThekwini Water and Sanitation serve as a sterling example for the many communities worldwide facing similar […]
We all know that we need to drink water to stay hydrated and among other things clean our body from toxins. What comes like a surprise to us when reading this article is that water also makes us more alert for late-night studying, prevent us from fainting after giving blood, and even helps us to […]
Art can be used to raise awareness for a large variety of causes. A number of art activists have as purpose to spread awareness around different subjects as for example autism, cancer, human trafficking and a variety of other topics, such as ocean conservation and pollution. One artist that explored art as a mean to […]
Right now in New York City there is a spectacular public art exhibition conceived by filmmaker Mary Jordan. The Water Tank Project is organised by Word Above the Street, a nonprofit founded by Mary herself. The exhibition is transforming water tanks on rooftops across New York City into artworks, in order to promote awareness concerning global water issues. Mora Water […]
In modern times, the ability to utilize the salt water from our oceans has been around since the 1950’s, but until now it has also had a number of negative impacts on the environment. Mora Water Systems have spent three decades addressing the problems caused by traditional desalination methods, resulting in breakthrough technology that simply […]
In our previous Short Term Pure Drinking Water Solutions article we mentioned the MadiDrop, which uses silver nanoparticles to kill bacteria. But nanotechnology — that is, the engineering of really, really small objects and structures, smaller than the width of a human hair — has a lot more potential to help clean up the world’s […]
Mora water solutions are dedicated to providing long term, large scale, fresh drinking water to where it is needed most, but people are dying today from dehydration and from disease through having no choice but to drink contaminated water. In this series of articles we will review some of the solutions and technologies that are […]
Next in our series of articles on short term water purification solutions, we look at water purification tablets.
Water purification tablet have been around for many years; mostly used by hikers, campers and tourists that have no immediate access to fresh drinking water, but they can also provide sort term emergency solutions. Water purification tablets kill pathogens in water to make it safe for human consumption.