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Multitasking Microbe to purify wastewater

Featured Image by Ivan Bandura on Unsplash Researchers from NUS have developed a new way to treat sewage that is much simpler, cheaper and greener than existing methods. Bacteria capable of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification (SND) as well as phosphate removal could eliminate the need for separate reactors to remove nutrients from wastewater. Additionally it could alleviate competition for […]

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Water On Wall Street

Featured Image: bummelhummel Water has officially joined Wall Street to be traded as a Futures commodity. Water availability is becoming increasingly less as climate change and human activities lead to severe droughts across the world. A recent flagship report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) revealed that about 1.2 billion people globally experienced very high […]

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Off-grid containerised water treatment plant

Featured Image:Photo by Henrique Félix on Unsplash. Poor water quality or lack of access to clean water is linked to increased child morbidity, as well as diseases, including trachoma, diabetes, kidney disease, thyroid disease and cancer. The World Health Organisation has estimated that access to clean and safe water and sanitation could reduce the global […]

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