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Polluted water

Moss that can remove lead from water identified

Knowing where the lead accumulates is important for understanding how it occurs and for developing the most efficient phytoremediation.

Jan 23, 2018, 18:35 PM IST

New paper test can identify contaminated water

The device is easy-to-use and transport, weighing less than one gramme.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:32 PM IST

New material removes water pollutants using solar energy

By heating the reaction mixture at high pressures inside a sealed container, the composite is synthesised by growing ultra-thin "nanowires" of tungsten oxide on the surface of tiny particles of tantalum nitride.

Jul 01, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

New 3D-printed bikini cleans water as you swim

Want to help clean polluted water? It might be as easy as slipping on this bikini!

Oct 18, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Chinese sewage plant censured for fabricating pollution data

 China's environment authority on Saturday named and shamed a sewage treatment plant for fabricating pollution data and dumping excessive polluted water.

Oct 11, 2015, 10:42 AM IST

No bride for suitors in this Gujarat village because of polluted water

No one wants to marry their girls and send them to Gujarat's Chausar village because of polluted water.

Jul 12, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Aziz Qureshi's controversial statement on polluted water in UP

Uttarakhand governor Aziz Qureshi gave a controversial statement on the problem of polluted water in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh.

Nov 28, 2014, 10:34 AM IST

Delhi HC seeks test report on polluted water in 'lake'

The Delhi High Court Wednesday expressed strong displeasure at the government's inaction on its order to the environment ministry to get tested samples of "contaminated" water in a green forest area in Tughlakabad due to which birds are allegedly dying.

Oct 01, 2014, 21:25 PM IST

Inexpensive solar-powered lens purifies polluted water

A university student in the US has developed an inexpensive solar lens that uses sunlight to heat and disinfect polluted water, destroying 99.9 per cent of bacteria and pathogens.

Sep 21, 2014, 12:58 PM IST

Screw filter on bottle and drink clean water

Imagine screwing a water filter onto a bottle containing polluted water and voila - you can put it straight in your mouth and drink.

Jul 24, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

`Polluted water, malnutrition root causes of encephalitis`

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights today said contaminated water and malnutrition "appear" to be root causes behind the outbreak of encephalitis in Gorakhpur region.

Sep 12, 2013, 23:39 PM IST

60 fall ill after drinking polluted water in Lebanon

Over 60 students were hospitalised in Lebanon`s northern port city of Tripoli after drinking contaminated tap water, state-run National News Agency (NNA) said.

Apr 26, 2013, 09:39 AM IST

Polluted water kills more people than war: UN

Polluted drinking water claim more lives than all forms of violence, including war, a UN report has said, highlighting the need for clean water.

Mar 23, 2010, 18:32 PM IST

Polluted water kills more people than war: UN

Polluted drinking water claim more lives than all forms of violence, including war, a UN report has said, highlighting the need for clean water.

Mar 23, 2010, 00:00 AM IST