Posts tagged wastewater

Global Water Supply ‘In distres...

The global water supply is ‘in distress’ according to an article published in the Financial Times yesterday. The article references satellite observations by Nasa and the University of California. Looking at 10 years of data from the twin grace satellites which measure groundwater reserves scientists observed that twenty one of the world’s thirty seven biggest […]

What is so Dangerous About Algae?

Last month a study was published in Ecology Letters, looking at the lakes of North America and Europe. It found that populations of cyanobacteria, better known as blue-green algae have increased significantly since the 1800s, confirming fears of a significant danger to our environment. This overgrowth of algae starves the water of oxygen and suffocates […]