The battery uses a radioactive isotope called strontium-90 that boosts electrochemicial energy in a water-based solution. A nano structured titanium dioxide electrode (the common element found in sunscreens and UV blockers) with a platinum coating collects and effectively converts energy into electrons.
The proposed deal, which must be approved by regulators, complicates the attempt by Missoula officials to take ownership of the city’s water system, Mountain Water Co. The city filed a condemnation action in April to force the Washington, D.C.,-based private equity firm to sell Mountain Water to it.
PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that its recent work with WaterStep, a non-profit water purification agency, has enabled the organization to assist a greater number of disaster victims and those in need around the globe.
Kandeh Yumkella, the UN Secretary-General’s special representative on Sustainable Energy For All, explained that much of the increasing demand for water will come from developing nations whose populations are earning and consuming more, and moving to cities.
In the midst of the region’s worst drought in history, the water-technology company is rolling out a series of products that create air water, a new source of water to the business and office communities throughout Southern California in Orange County, Los Angeles,
Cheng Luo, professor in the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department, and Xin Heng, PhD candidate in the same College of Engineering department, published “Bioinspired Plate-Based Fog Collectors” in the Aug. 25 edition of ACS’ (American Chemical Society) Applied Materials & Interfaces journal.
The program was launched in September 2013 to modernise water and sanitation services, improve health, decrease school drop-out rate and make financing for WASH more effective, according to Abiy Girma, the One WASH Coordinator at the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE).
APN International Projects Coordinator, Pastor Dale Armstrong, who recently returned from Ukraine, says the most immediate need there is humanitarian aid, including water purification tablets and individual medical kits for each soldier.
Commencing in October 2014, an initial series of six aquaNOW Audiences will be physically hosted in Scotland -- the Hydro Nation -- over the next 12 months, and be web-streamed live to an international viewership.
Cambodian deputy Prime Minister Yim Chhayly and Denise Rollins, acting assistant administrator for the US Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Bureau for Asia, jointly announced the project in Phnom Penh.