America is bordering on a water infrastructure crisis

The water purification problem is compounded even more because drinking water also is contaminated daily by industry, antiquated lead pipe delivery systems, and weakening government oversight. An estimated 105 million people receive water from public water systems that use groundwater, and one federal agency proclaims that an estimated 22 percent of public wells for those […]

Harvesting Rainwater for Your Home

Do you love the sound of the rain pattering on the roof? Does it give you a feeling of joy that the plants in your backyard are being watered by nature? But the irony is that once the rain stops, it’s gone. While some water will soak into the earth, much of it is taken […]

‘There’s No More Water’: Climate Change on a Drying Island

A delicate ecosystem was disrupted in the Comoros, off East Africa, when forests were cleared to make way for farmland. The consequences offer lessons for other parts of the developing world. Read full article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/16/world/africa/comoros-climate-change-rivers.html #ecovie #ecoviewater #rainwaterharvesting #climatechange

Administrative and Industrial Complex for Stonex / Urbanscape Architects

Text description provided by the architects. Stonex India’s administrative and industrial complex serves as an eminent landmark in Kishangarh. Product of simultaneous interactions between dynamic ordering of principles across varying systems and scales, and responses towards the site, the complex succeeds in carving out a niche of its own amidst the industrial landscape. Production: The […]

WHY RAINWATER HARVESTING SHOULD BE IN YOUR WATER MANAGEMENT TOOLKIT

This article originally appeared in Water Quality Products February 2020 issue as “Rain, Rain, Here to Stay” Harvesting rainwater may not solve all of the world’s water problems, but what it can do when combined with a complete water supply strategy is provide an alternative source of freshwater for daily consumption while also relieving some […]

Calculating ‘run and tumble’ behavior of bacteria in groundwater

Bacteria in groundwater move in surprising ways. They can passively ride flowing groundwater, or they can actively move on their own in what scientists call “run and tumble” behavior. However, most numerical models of bacterial transport in groundwater stumble when it comes to calculating how bacteria move. As a first step in improving these models, […]