Groundwater not at risk – seismic monitoring now standard read more
Deep geothermal energy: environmental risks can be controlled
Microplastics in oceans – how much? From where?
UBA: Focus more attention on large-size plastic litter read more
Extraneous water within the sewerage system burdens sewage treatm
About a quarter of the volume of wastewater entering sewage plants for treatment would not have to be treated. This is extraneous water that infiltrates decrepit sewers and blends with “genuine” wastewater. In a project, a group of experts explored how this affects water quality and how sewer rehabilitation can remedy the problem. read more
4th waste water treatment stage financed by waste water charge?
The waste water charge could be a viable way to help finance the upgrading of large waste water treatment plants to include a 'fourth treatment stage". A new study has determined that these facilities can reduce micropollutants – pharmaceuticals, for example – which are present in waterbodies. read more
Water Resource Management in Germany: brochure provides overview
How much water is used in Germany and for what purposes? What are the pressures on our waters? What is being done about it? Find out the answers to these and many other questions in our two-part Water Resource Management in Germany publication. read more
Climate engineering: First-ever international control mechanisms
Commercial ocean fertilization activities are now subject to an international ban, although certain research activities will be permitted. This was the decision taken by the Parties to the London Protocol on 18 October 2013 and which has now been publicised. read more
Our bodies are composed of anywhere from 50 to 70 percent water, depending on age. Constant water intake is key to our health, as our bodies lose water throughout the day and night. An adult should normally drink an average of two liters of water daily. read more