Pollution killing corals in Vietnam

Pollution killing corals in Vietnam

Many coral reefs under the sea off Phu Quoc island, off southern Vietnam, have disappeared due to climate change and water pollution over the past several years, the media reported on Monday.

India set to become water scarce country by 2025: Report

Although India is set to become water scarce country by 2025 due to demand-supply mis-match, the water sector is expected to see investment of USD 13 billion from overseas players in the next few years, a new study has said.

New system to turn wastewater into freshwater

New system to turn wastewater into freshwater

Researchers have developed a new technology that turns wastewater into freshwater more efficiently than conventional methods.

Car tyres may purify wastewater in future

Rubber granulate made from end-of-life car tyres may in future lend itself to applications such as wastewater treatment, say researchers.

`Wastewater well in Ohio triggered quakes`

A northeast Ohio well used to dispose of wastewater from oil and gas drilling almost certainly caused a series of 11 minor quakes.

Wastewater may solve eco hurdles in algae-based biofuel production

A team of engineers from the University of Virginia’s has proposed using wastewater as a solution to some of the environmental hurdles that come up in the production of algae-based biofuel.