Making Citizen Science Accessible for All

As April marks National Citizen Science Month and a time to celebrate how the public can support scientific advances and impact change, the University of Arizona researchers are shedding light on ways citizen science projects can better serve historically disenfranchised communities. Using the university’s citizen science-based Project Harvest as a model, researchers analyzed ways scientists […]

Go with the flow: Capture rainwater for your gardens

If we get those April showers, be ready to capture the rainwater that your May flowers love. In truth, that old saying barely applies to Santa Fe, which gets only eight-tenths of an inch of rain in the average April. But whatever falls, it makes much more sense to use that for your gardens and […]

How Smart Water Makes Cities More Transparent.

Smart technology is used in local governments across the country to help with something that’s both a major resource and a potential headache: water. How much water is in the ground, in rivers or overflowing ashore during a storm? How can water be used more efficiently? What about the pipes it flows through? What about […]

Nitrates in Drinking Water

The facts on nitrates are important to rural well owners all across Pennsylvania. Where do nitrates come from? How much nitrate is too much? What can you do to eliminate this contaminant from your water supply? Read on to find out the answers to these questions. The Facts On Nitrate Source Nitrates are naturally occurring. […]