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Water recovered from whey can be used for clean-in-place procedures

Water scarcity is a serious issue and a concern among the dairy industry, as declines in the availability of water could decrease food supply and increase food price. Water is necessary for many applications, including equipment ...

How to get a handle on potential risks posed by fracking fluids

The latest skirmishes over hydraulic fracturing in Florida and California are, at their core, about water. Many fracking-related spills have been recorded, and opponents say that such incidents pose unacceptable threats to ...

NASA data used to track groundwater in Pakistan

The vast farmlands of Pakistan—a country with an economy based on agriculture—rely on one of the largest continuous irrigation systems in the world. Farmers were once able to depend solely on rivers and man-made canals ...

In New York village, a trail of cancer leads to tap water

After his factory worker father died a painful death from kidney cancer at age 68 in 2013, Michael Hickey made it his mission to find out why so many people in his hometown along the Hoosic River were getting sick.

Water supplies in Tibet set to increase in the future

The Tibetan Plateau has long been seen as a "hotspot" for international environmental research, and there have been fears that water supplies in the major Asian rivers would drastically decline in the near future. However, ...

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