#Water

How is Engineering Providing Solutions for Clean Water?

3 years ago — Quick Read

According to 2016 research by the Water Research Foundation, the average household uses over 300 gallons of water every day, with indoor water usage accounting for about 70 per cent...

Watch: A self-healing, water-repellent, spray-on coating has been developed that is 100x more durable than its counterparts

3 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers at the University of Michigan have created a self-healing, water-repellent, spray-on coating developed is hundreds of times more durable than its counterparts.

Powered only by the sun – this device pulls water from dry air

4 years ago — Quick Read

Does a future where every home has a device which could pull all the water you need out of the air (even in dry or desert climates) using the sun...

Tiny crystals & nanowires join forces to split water

4 years ago — Quick Read

Scientists are working on a new technology which uses nanowires and crystals to split water into its oxygen and hydrogen, potentially revolutionising the energy industry. The technique, proposed by a...

“Solar Sponge” offers a completely new approach to solar steam generation

4 years ago — Long Read

MIT engineers have invented a bubble-wrapped sponge-like device which can soak up sunlight to generate steam through its pores. Researchers call the design a "solar vapour generator". It does not...

17.5 Billion Gallons of Sewage held Underground in Chicago’s Deep Tunnel Project

4 years ago — Quick Read

One of Chicago's most impressive Engineering marvels is invisible to most of the cities visitors. It, like many other cities, uses combined sewage and wastewater collection system. During heavy rain,...