Tag Archives: water treatment

Microalgae cultivation project in Mexico

[Mexico] The Faculty of Engineering (FI) of the Autonomous University of Querétaro (UAQ) is carrying out a greenhouse drainage water treatment project by using microalgae so that it can be reused without damaging crops, stated Dr. Marieke Vanthoor-Koopmans, professor at the FI and researcher in charge of the microalgae proposal.

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LG Sonic's MPC-Buoy for algae control

[Netherlands] Cyanobacteria causes problems such as health and odor issues when blooming in lakes and water reservoirs. As such, LG Sonic has developed the MPC-Buoy, a floating, solar-powered system that emits specific ultrasonic parameters to target the algae present. Continue reading LG Sonic's MPC-Buoy for algae control

Masdar Institute students innovate in sync with nature

[Abu Dhabi] Emirati students at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology are playing a key role in the UAE’s water, food, and environmental security thanks to their innovative research.

The PhD candidates, Ahmad Al Harethi, and Alya Al Tunaiji, are part of separate Continue reading Masdar Institute students innovate in sync with nature

Clermont water plant uses multiple methods against algal blooms

[USA] As summer grows warmer, so does concern about harmful algal blooms, commonly known as HABs, and found the last couple of years on Harsha Lake in East Fork State Park.

Last August, a spike in HABs around its water intake crib in western Lake Erie Continue reading Clermont water plant uses multiple methods against algal blooms