Filling up on water from the air

Extracting water from the air has been practised for thousands of years - and a new innovation offers the potential to gather 10 gallons an hour. A 'lightweight, battery-powered freshwater harvester' being d...

Magic moss fixes contaminated water

(SWEDEN) Keeping arsenic out of the food we eat and water we drink sounds like a pretty good idea. And researchers at Stockholm University have discovered a moss, called Warnstofia fluitans, that can quic...

Let’s talk about water

UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 targets the provision of 'safe water and sanitation' for all by 2030. Our Impact Comms Lead, Carlotta De Toni, is currently taking an SDG journey on Instagram and she ...

Charity boosts water security

A Togo charity has won the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize for its work in improving community access to clean water. The Charité Chrétienne pour Personnes en Détresse (CCPD - Christian Charity for People in D...

It’s time to ‘make every drop count’

The UN Water Action Decade will officially kick off next week. On 22 March, World Water Day, the UN initiative will launch with a call to everyone - governments, businesses and individuals - to act now to safeg...

New robot in the pipeline

(USA) Researchers at MIT have developed a robotic system with the potential to save water by detecting leakage in pipes. The soft robot device resembles a shuttlecock and can be placed in pipes through fi...

These edible bottles waste nothing

|16 April 2017| LONDON Squidgy edible packets of water made from seaweed are an ingenious antidote to the environmental scourge of plastics. The company behind it, Skipping Rocks Lab, has a vision to "...

‘Pulling drinkable water’ from the sky

(USA) Scientists in America have pioneered a potentially revolutionary technology which would enable people anywhere in the world to literally suck water from the sky to provide their daily needs. The res...

Raising a glass to renewables

|9 August 2016| Germany Renewable energy sources are helping to provide clean drinking water and energy to some of the world's poorest communities. German company Winture's Planet-Cube, an off-grid mod...