[Global] Phosphates are chemical compounds that contain phosphorous, a key nutrient that both plants and animals use for Continue reading Extraction of phosphate from the Atlantic Ocean endangers marine ecosystem
[USA] The project, a 4-million-gallon-per-day wastewater nutrient recovery solution using SCHOTT glass tubing, marks the first Continue reading Utah treatment plant tackles algae blooms using SCHOTT Glass
[USA] It’s like a horror movie from the 1950s … a tiny, harmless-looking organism experiences something that turns it into a dangerous blob that keeps growing. Continue reading There’s more to the story: Invasion of the Algae Megabloom
[Canada] A research project underway at the University of Calgary aims to clean up oilsands tailing ponds by using native algae already found in them to do the job. Continue reading New research shows native Alberta algae can help detoxify tailings ponds
[USA] Nitrogen and phosphate nutrients are among the biggest costs in cultivating algae for biofuels. Sandia molecular biologists Todd Lane and Ryan Davis have shown they can recycle about two-thirds of those critical nutrients, and aim to raise the recycling Continue reading Algae nutrient recycling is a triple win
[Canada] N.W.T.’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources wants the City of Yellowknife to test run-off water at the city dump to determine if it is the source of recent sludgy algae blooms in nearby Jackfish Lake. Continue reading Yellowknife dump runoff may be causing Jackfish Lake algae blooms
[UK] Use eco-friendly washing powder, detergent and bleach if you want to help the River Ancholme overcome its summer problem of green algae.
That was the message from two Brigg Town councillors when they spoke at the Continue reading Everyone can do their bit to stop algae problem
[Singapore] Floating on the surface of Pandan Reservoir in Singapore’s south west are what researchers hope will be the future of cheap, real-time water quality testing.
Developed by a team at the National Continue reading Robot swans bring new advanced technology to water testing
Cape Town – Polluted rivers in deciduous fruit-growing areas could result in consumers having to pay more for local fruit and wine.
A Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) study has calculated that polluted river water costs the Continue reading Giving fruit buyers the pip
SPOKANE, Wash. – The City of Spokane is hoping to turn your waste into cleaner water that’s put back into the river by spending $100 Million to filter out phosphates to meet a government mandate. Continue reading Spokane spending $100M to help clean up river